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Breda-Pittoni BP.471
 
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As part of its efforts to get back into aircraft manufacturing following the war, Breda commissioned Mario Pittoni to develop a twin-engine medium transport designated the Breda-Pittoni B.P.471. The prototype first flew in 1950. It was an all-metal twin-engine monoplane of stressed-skin construction. It had a retractable tricycle undercarriage and wings were of an inverted-gull configuration, this allowed the main landing gear to be short and light. The cabin had room for 18-passengers or freight. The company proposed many uses for the aircraft including a civil airliner and freighter, military navigation trainer or utility freighter. With no interest from buyers the prototype was operated by the Italian Air Ministry as a staff transport until retired in 1954.
 
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B.P.471
Engines: 2 × Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 Twin Wasp, 890 kW (1,200 hp) each (take off power), 780 kW (1,050 hp) at 2,300 m (7,500 ft)
Length: 17.5 m (57 ft 5 in)
Wingspan: 23.0 m (75 ft 6 in)
Height: 5.75 m (18 ft 10 in)
Empty weight: 5400 kg
Gross weight: 10,000 kg (22,046 lb)
Maximum speed: 473 km/h (294 mph; 255 kn) at 3000 m
Cruising speed: 412 km/h (256 mph; 222 kn)
Range: 2,000 km (1,243 mi; 1,080 nmi) at 395 km/h (245 mph; 213 kn)
Service ceiling: 7,500 m (24,606 ft)
Time to altitude: 9 min 39 sec to 4,000 m (13,100 ft)
Crew: 2
Capacity: 18 passengers
 
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