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Savoia-Marchetti S.74

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Paris - Le Bourget Airport in 1935: I-URBE is a S.74; the other aircraft is a Douglas DC-2 operated by LAPE (Lineas Aereas Espanolas Postales)

The Savoia-Marchetti S.74 was a four engine airliner developed by Savoia-Marchetti for Ala Littoria.

Design and development

The prototype first flew on 16 November 1934. Only three were ever built.

Operational history

The aircraft were used in passenger service, until Italy entered the Second World War in 1940, they were put into military transport service in the Regia Aeronautica. None survived the war.


Civil operators

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Military operators

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Specifications (S.74)

Data from World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4
  • Capacity: 24 passengers
  • Length: 21.36 m (70 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 29.68 m (97 ft 4.5 in)
  • Height: 5.5 m (18 ft 1 in)
  • Loaded weight: 14,000 kg (30,865 lb)
  • Powerplant:Piaggio Stella X.RC air cooled radial engines, 522 kW (700 hp) each



  1. Angelucci, Enzo (1982). World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-517-54724-4. 

See also

Comparable aircraft

Designation sequence
S.73 - S.74 - SM.75

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