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Razor7831 Dec 2012 9:03 a.m. PST

What aircraft did Italian paratroopers use to jump from during WWII?

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2012 9:21 a.m. PST

SM 81-T, the "Pipistrello": link

One of the Italian paratroops' relatively few combat drops was on the island of Chios. It was unopposed, but I've always wanted to do a "what-if" pitting brave but ill-armed Greek police and reservists against a small number of Italian paratroops.

Razor7831 Dec 2012 9:31 a.m. PST

Does anyone make a model of it in either 1/144 or 1/200?

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2012 9:34 a.m. PST


If it were me, I'd just kit-bash a Ju-52.

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member31 Dec 2012 1:32 p.m. PST

Unless you want to do "Operation Herring" then a C-47






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