Caproni-Campini Aircraft and Allied Developments in Italy.
CIOS Intelligence Report. XII-24. HMSO [and] Combined [British/US] Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS). June 1944.
** CIOS report on the original prototype Italian Campini aircraft with a ducted airscrew or fan, and ducted exhaust, a forerunner of true jet propulsion.
CIOS 'Black List of targets for urgent investigation' category: Jet propulsion
Duplicated typewritten report in English, 10 x 7.5 inches, 25 x 19 cms. 80 pages, 10 photographs, other illustrations, inc. one large and folding.
Very good in original stapled card wrappers.
A visit was made in June 1944 by S/Ldr F.E. Pickles, attached to MAAF (Mediterranean Allied Forces) Intelligence to investigate the original Campini prototype aircraft captured at Guidonia Aerodrome, North-East of Rome.
This major report was then issued in late 1944 by the then newly-established Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee.
An important report on the Italian Caproni-Campini aircraft.