Italian IMAM Ro.57 Light Bomber

  • World War II
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

The Italian IMAM Ro.57, while designed as a ''Light Bomber'', was used mostly as a Ground Support (Attack) and occasional Interceptor. Only 51 were Produced, mostly owing to the fact that The Italians did not begin production until late 1943. Over half were lost to Allied Fighters. The Ro.57 was flown by (1) Pilot. They were 29-feet long with a wingspan of 40-feet. Power was provided by Twin Fiat 14-Cylinder Engines which produced 840-HP). Airspeed was rated to 300-mph with an operational ceiling of 25,000-feet. The Ro.57 supported 1,000-lbs. of Ordnance and (4) 12.7mm machine Guns.