20° Gruppo C.T. 352a Squadriglia

20° Gruppo C.T. 352a Squadriglia

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20G352SA 352-10 Ursel Belgium 1940 01

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20G352SA 352-12 being refilled with oxygen Ursel Belgium 1940 01

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20G352SA 352-13 MM5403 being refueled Ursel Belgium 1940 01

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20G352SA 352-13 MM5403 being refueled Ursel Belgium 1940 02

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-2 Lybia 1941 01

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-2 Lybia 1941 02

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-2 Lybia 1941 0A

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-3 Derna Lybia 1941 01

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-3 Derna Lybia 1941 02

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-3 Lybia 1941 01

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-3 Lybia 1941 02

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Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-4 MM5945 Martuba July 1941 01

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-4 MM5945 Martuba July 1941 02

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-4 MM5945 Martuba July 1941 03

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-4 MM5945 Martuba July 1941 0A

Fiat G.50 bis, MM.5945, of 352a Squadriglia, 20° Gruppo Autonomo C.T., Martuba, July 1941. Standard three-tone scheme of Green (Verde Mimetico 3) and Brown (Marrone Mimetico 2) blotches over a Sand (Giallo Mimetico 3) base. Light Grey (Grigio Mimetico) lower surfaces. National insignia carried on white wing roundels in four positions, and white Fiat-type tail cross on rudder. Blue-grey propeller spinner. This camouflage scheme with diagonal stripes on fuselage was distinctive of early tropicalised machines from fifth production series, built by Fiat and sent to North Africa early in 1941. The nose was painted yellow, as officially prescribed for operational types in the spring and summer of 1941. After having operated on the Channel front, 20° Gruppo returned from Belgium and received new aircraft of ‘bis AS’ type at Ciampino in April 1941, being later posted to Cyrenaica at the end of May. Based at Martuba airfield, the unit was involved in all main Axis combats in North Africa until 14th Dec 1941.

Image Source and description from La Bancarella Aeronautica No.3 Fiat G 50 Page 36

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-4 MM5945 Pantelleria Isl AF 1941 01

Fiat G50 Freccia RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352-5 MM5936 Martuba July 1941 01

Source: Dimensione Cielo Immagini A1 Caccia Assalto Page 43 Reference Book - Dimensione Cielo Immagini A1 Caccia Assalto

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins
  COD game skin by asisbiz RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352 352-3 Derna Lybia 1941
  COD game skin by asisbiz RA 20° Gruppo 352 Squadriglia 352 352-3 Derna Lybia 1941 V01-V03

  AS CLOD game skin by asisbiz

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This webpage was updated 3rd February 2017