The Caproni Ca 20 is believed to be the first air-to-air fighting machine dedicated, to destroying enemy aircraft.
If it has been a while since you last saw an aircraft that made your eyes hurt, then this would be it. This awful atrocity of an aircraft is real, and it has a name: The Transavia PL12 Airtruk.
At first, this aircraft looks like an ordinary little trainer, but it has so much going for it, I can’t help but wonder why the general aviation community seems so stuck on traditional, over-priced American brands?
I spotted this interesting tail-dragger a couple of weeks back, being lovingly brought to to flying condition by a father and son team. The wing form immediately rang a bell in my head, as it was very similar to the Robin which I was taken for a flight in, during a visit to France.