MACCHI CASTOLI MC72 model airplane
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Macchi-Castoli M.C. 72

Item Number: 1182
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Macchi Castoli floatplane racer airplane model. Mario Castoldi's design masterpiece, the Macchi M.C. 72, revolutionized seaplanes with its powerful 2,850 hp Fiat A. S. 6 24-cylinder double V-12 piston engine. The unique co-axial shaft and counter-rotating propellers eliminated torque issues and propelled the plane to an unrivaled world speed record of 440.683 mph on October 23, 1934. Today, the M.C. 72 remains the fastest piston-engined float plane in history.

Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/20. Wingspan 18 1/2 inches, Length 16 1/4 inches.