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Savoia-marchetti Sm.79
The ventral cupola held a rearward facing 12.7mm machine gun, and the bomb aimer’s position. Both were manned by the co-pilot, who had to sit over the bombsight. The distinctive third engine decreased airframe vibration and allowed the aircraft to lo