A kit from the brand ITALERI the kit “MC.200 SAETTA – ITALERI 2676”.
The Macchi MC 200, designed by renowned engineer Mario Castoldi, has been a significant evolution in the production of Italian fighter planes. Compared to biplane Fiat Fiat CR 32 and CR 42, which were still at the beginning of the Second World War, the backbone of the Italian fighter squadrons, the Macchi MC 200 was characterized, along with his contemporary Fiat G50, for a monoplane configuration and for the metal construction throughout.
The 14-cylinder radial engine Fiat A.74 RC 38 double star could provide a power of 840 horses, and to reach a Macchi Mc 200 to 500 km / h. Compared to the corresponding hunting allies the Macchi Mc 200 was, however, not very powerful and, above all, little concrete. The armament consisted of two sun-machine guns Breda SAFAT 12.7 mm mounted above the characteristic of the engine cowling dimpled. In later versions were added two Breda machine guns-SAFAT 7.7 mm in the wings. It has been used by the Royal Air Force on the main fronts of the Second Mondial War in Africa, the Mediterranean, the Balkans and Russia.
Source: MC.200 SAETTA by Italeri
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