The M.40 was an all-metal equal-span biplane powered by a 380 hp (283 kW) Fiat A.20 piston engine. It had a large central float with a stabilising float under each wing. The crew sat in tandem open cockpits and the M.40 was armed with one fixed and one movable 7.7mm (0.303 in) machine-gun.
Data from Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft
- Crew: two (pilot, observer/gunner)
- Powerplant: 1 × Fiat A.20, 283 kW (380 hp)
- Maximum speed: 166 km/h (103 mph)
- 1 fixed 7.7mm (0.303in) machine gun
- 1 movable 7.7mm (0.303in) machine gun
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- Orbis 1985, p. 2396
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.