Savoia Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero | ex I-BISE | K-420

Aircraft model
SM.79T

In 1938, 3 SM.79CS was modified for version SM.79T (Transatlantic), in order to they accomplish a connection flight of the Italy to Brazil. The aircraft received her registers I-BRUN, I-BISE and I-MONI corresponding to their pilots' name Bruno Mussolini (Sun of the Italian leader's Benitto Mussolini), Biseo, and Moscatelli. Tree SM.79T arrived at Rio de Janeiro on January 25 and it gifted to the Brazilian government. The airplanes was painted of Oliver drab and received registers K-420, K-421 and K-422 having flown for the Brazil Army until 1943. Look also to Italian section.


Aircraft model

SM.79 Sparviero

Operator

Icon_32_26 Brazil | Military

Registration number

K-420

Serial number

ex I-BISE

Savoia Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero | ex I-BISE | K-420