|Role||Reconnaissance biplane floatplane|
Design and development
The P.10 was a single-bay biplane which was designed to be catapult launched from Italian Navy battleships and cruisers. It had a single main float supplemented by small floats, one on each wingtip. The P.10 was powered by a 440 hp (328 kW) licence-built Bristol Jupiter VI radial engine. The aircraft had three open cockpits, one forward of the wings for the pilot, further aft was a cockpit for a gunner, just in front of the tailplane was the third cockpit for the observer. A landplane variant, the P.10bis, had a fixed landing gear.
Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft
- Crew: 3 (pilot, gunner and observer)
- Length: 10.27 m ( ft in)
- Wingspan: 13.80 m (45 ft 3¼ in)
- Height: 4.27 m ( ft in)
- Wing area: 46.45 m2 ( ft2)
- Powerplant: 1 × Bristol Jupiter IV radial engine, licence built by Piaggio., 328 kW (440 hp)
- Maximum speed: 195 km/h (121 mph)
- One 7.62mm (0.3in) machine gun, ring mounted on gunners cockpit.
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- Orbis 1985, p. 2712
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.