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Partenavia P.55 Tornado
 
 Parten-Tornado
 
A one off designed specifically to enter and win the "Giro de Sicilia", the Tour of Sicily, the P.55 Tornado was a two-seat sport competition aircraft, with a mid-mounted wing, retractable tricycle landing gear, a Lycoming O-320 flat-four engine, and side-by-side seating.
 
First flying in 1955, the only example (I-REGJ) winning the Tour of Sicily in 1956, to be lost in a crash on 13th June 1958.
 
Engine: 1 x Lycoming 0-320, 150 h.p.
Span: 23'7"
Length: 19'8"
Max speed: 216 mph
 
 
 
 


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