Ansaldo in Genoa; Cantieri Aeronautico Ansaldo in Turin

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Key people: Savoia, Rodolfo Verduzio, and Rosatelli, all designers.

Responded to government to build new fighter design of Savoia and Verduzio; were soon joined by Rosaettli. The SV.5, which became SVA.5 after first flight, March 1917, was the fastest fighter of its day; more than 2,650 SVA, SVA modifications, A.I. Balilla, and A.300 recon-bombers were built at former SIT, Turin, which became Cantieri Aeronautico Ansaldo.

(Assuming the relevant Verduzio is Rodolfo)

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Names Ansaldo in Genoa, Cantieri Aeronautico Ansaldo in Turin
Country Italy
City Genoa; addtional factory at Turin, Italy, ca. 1917
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Started aero 1916
Ended aero 1925 Merged into Fiat
Key people Savoia, Rodolfo Verduzio, Rosatelli
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