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Cansa C.6

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Cansa C.6

C.6 Falchetto
Role Military trainer
Manufacturer CANSA
Designer Giacomo Mosso and Isidoro Martignago
First flight 30 June 1941
Number built 2

The CANSA C.6 was a training biplane developed in Italy during World War II. It was intended as an aerobatic intermediate trainer for the Regia Aeronautica and was of conventional tailskid configuration with a single-bay wing cellule with swept outer panels. Two prototypes were constructed, the single-seat C.6 and the two-seat C.6B, but no production order ensued.

Specifications (C.6B)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two, pilot and instructor
  • Length: 7.83 m (25 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 8.65 m (28 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 3.10 m (10 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 21.7 m2 (233 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 930 kg (2,050 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,255 kg (2,767 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Isotta-Fraschini Beta RC.10, 209 kW (280 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 162 km/h (260 mph)
  • Range: 1,150 km (717 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 6,500 m (21,320 ft)



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