Breda Ba.88 (Lince) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1938
Type: Heavy Fighter / Light Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
National Origin: Kingdom of Italy
Manufacturer(s): Ernesto Breda - Italy
Production Total: 149
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 35.43 feet (10.8 meters)
Overall Width: 51.18 feet (15.60 meters)
Overall Height: 10.17 feet (3.10 meters)
Weight (Empty): 10,251 lb (4,650 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 14,881 lb (6,750 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Piaggio P.XI RC.40 Stella 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines developing 1,000 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 304 mph (490 kph; 265 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,019 miles (1,640 km)
Service Ceiling: 26,247 feet (8,000 meters; 4.97 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,315 feet-per-minute (401 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
3 x 12.7mm Breda-SAFAT heavy machine guns in nose
1 x 7.7mm Breda-SAFAT medium machine gun in rear cockpit.
Up to 2,205 lb of conventional drop stores as well as 440 lb under the fuselage in a semi-recessed position.
Global Operators / Customers
Kingdom of Italy
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Ba.88 "Lince" - Base Series Designation
Ba.88M - Dedicated ground attack model; three examples.