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Fiat CR.42 Falco

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Fiat CR.42 Falco.
Fiat CR.42 Falco
Role Fighter aircraft
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Fiat
First flight 1938
Introduction 1939
Status Out of service
Primary user Fascist italian Air Force
Number built 1817

The Fiat CR.42 Falco is a biplane fighter aircraft used by fascist air force in the World War II and before in the Spanish Civil War. Built by Fiat, it was used until 1943. Some of them were captured by Royal Air Force. "Falco" is the Italian word for "falcon".