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Aermacchi M-39

 

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Macchi M.39

 

Italian Mario de Bernardi won the 1926 Schneider Race with a Macchi M-39.

 

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Macchi M.39
 
The Schneider Trophy never experienced any casualties during competition, but several pilots were killed training for the races. Italy had five casualties: Vittorio Centurione in 1926 in a Macchi M-39; Giuseppe Motta in 1929 in a Macchi M-67; Tomasso Dal Molin in 1930 in a Savoia S.65; Giovani Monti and Stanislao Bellini in 1931 in a Macchi MC-72.
 
 
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Macchi M.39

 

 

 

 

 


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