Stipa-Caproni Flight Video

Stipa-Caproni Flight Video

You don’t need to speak Italian to enjoy this unique bit of aviation history Check out this Stipa-Caproni “Flying Barrel” takeoff footage from 1932.This Italian experimental aircraft, while not the sleekest design, incorporated a ducted fan, which was way ahead of its time!

Updated: January 19, 2022 — 4:04 PM

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  1. That was amazing. Personally I was surprised by the small vertical stabilizer. Reminded me of some racers in the U.S. during the 30s. I take my hat of to that aircrew!

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