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Cant Z.501 'Gabbiano'
Z.501 'Gabbiano' was a long range reconnaissance flying boat serving with the Regia
Marina in the early years of the war.
The Cant Z,506 floatplane had a longer range than the Z.501. Used by the Regia Marina for anti-
shipping reconnaissance and air-sea rescue.
IMAM Ro 43
The Ro 43 floatplane was the standard patrol plane equipping battle cruisers of the Regia
Marina (WW2 Italian Navy). It was catapult launched from ships.