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G.50 aircraft in flight above Albania or Greece, circa late 1940

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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
14 Apr 2009 01:34:16 PM

Fiat G.50 bis of 355 Squadriglia, 24 Gruppo C.T. 24th and 154th Gruppo moved to Albania for operations against Greece. The G.50B was a two-seat fighter trainer was developed,and 100 aircraft were built during 1940-43. In early 1943 the G.50bis was used with the 24 Gruppo in Sardinia. After the Armistice between Italy and the Allies (4) G.50's remained in flying condition, used as trainers by the air arm of the Fascist Republic still fighting besides Germany. Total Production 421 Aircraft. Operators: Regia Aeronautica,Aeronautica Cobelligerante del Sud and Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana, Croatia, Finland and Spain. Several G.50's survived the war, the last example being grounded in 1947.

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