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Italy's Ambrosini AL-12P glider

Design

The Ambrosini AL-12P cargo glider was designed by Engineer Preti of Aeronautica Lombarda S.A.

Construction

The construction of the AL-12P was entirely of wood.

Doors

There were two regular doors with a starboard section that swung open to allow for loading.

Specifications

  Ambrosini AL-12P
Type Glider
Cargo 10 Troopers
OR 3,960 lb
Dimensions  
Span 69' 10.5"
Length 45' 1 1/8"
Wing area 546 sq ft
Weight  
Empty 3,300 lb
Loaded 7,260 lb

Sources:

  1. Italian Civil and Military Aircraft 1930 - 1945, Jonathan Thompson, 1963
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site