Fiat G.222 V/STOL airlifter

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The Fiat G-222 with eight lift engines.
 

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archipeppe said:
This project seems to have some point of contacts with the original draft for the Aeritalia (now Alenia Aeronautica) G 222 "Cervino", eventually evoluted into G222 first and C27 then.

The original G222 project foresee a VTOL cargo aircraft with two turboprops, squared fuselage section and vertical jet pods designed to provide logistic support to FIAT G95 V/STOL supersonic fighters.

When the G95 family vanished, the G222 lose its VTOL capability remaining a pure STOL cargo.

Plese see attached some drawings of Fiat G 55/4 VTOL and Fiat G 222 VTOL variants
 

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Many, many thanks Justo for this preciuos contribution.
I've really missed these detailed 3 views.
 

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G95 already has its own topic:

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,851.0.html
 

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Emh....sorry Justo, but this thread has to be renamed.
There is no Fiat G55/4 but G95/4 instead.
 

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There were two versions of the G-222. One is that depicted, the other was a twin-boom.
 

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Here. From Gabrielli's patents. First is the twin-boom version, second is the internal arrangement of the tractor prop and the lift engines.
 

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fiat G.222 VSTOL and G.95/4:-

http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1963/1963%20-%200932.html

cheers,
Robin.
 

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Variants...
 

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Here it is the early G-222 "Cervino" configuration of 1963.
 

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Here it is the 1964 version, substantially a prelude to the actual G-222/C-27 family.
 

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Three stages in the design of the G.222, from te initial design in 1963 (called "Cervino" (Deer)),
to the design from 1965 with eight R.B.162 lift engines.
 

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Does anybody have anything more on the G-222 ASW variant which was a CTOL version ?
Cheers
Geoff
 

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Jemiba said:
Three stages in the design of the G.222, from te initial design in 1963 (called "Cervino" (Deer)),
to the design from 1965 with eight R.B.162 lift engines.

the name comes from Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) and not from a little deer (cervo in italian) ;)
the Fiat G212 CP of 1949 was named Monterosa (another top mountain in italian alps)
 

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Skybolt said:
Here. From Gabrielli's patents. First is the twin-boom version, second is the internal arrangement of the tractor prop and the lift engines.


Hi,


and maybe this aircraft was submitted to NBMR.22 by Fiat for V/STOL medium size
freighter and transport aircraft.


FR 12/1958
 

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Hi,


here is the Fiat G.222 V/STOL aircraft project in detail for lift fan working.


Самолеты вертикального взлета и посадки (1966)
 

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Hi,


the Model for G.222 V/STOL aircraft.


http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1963/1963%20-%200932.html
 

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Geoff_B said:
Does anybody have anything more on the G-222 ASW variant which was a CTOL version ?
Cheers
Geoff

I second this question! :p

Regards
Pioneer
 

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i had a vivid picture of a strange G222 stuck in my mind since 1970
Yesterdqy a piece of an old magazine for children emerged from an old box
It was like finding a message from the past in a bottle on a shore
Sorry in the paperclip is not well preserved
 

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