I-DALL Savioa-Marchetti SM.95
The SM.95 was developed as a
four engined version of the S.75. Although the protoype flew as
early as 1943, production did not get under way
until after WW II. Only 23 SM.95s were built.
acquired six of them. The Italian trans-Atlantiuc airline LATI
had three for their long range
South American services and SAIDE,
in Egypt, operated four. The rest were Italian military
machines. I-DALL is
seen above at the old Ciampino Airport in Rome. Note PSP (pierced
steel planking) hardstand -
a left over from WW II. The shot below shows the same aircraft
(named "Marco Polo") over the city of Rome.