Description: The Caproni Ca331B was an Italian WW2 all-metal twin-engine night fighter. It’s story started back in 1942, when the Regia Aereonautica was looking for new fighters after the tide of the war changed. The Regia Aereonautica ordered a second prototype of the Caproni Ca311, a light bomber made in 1940 by the Italian aviation industry Caproni. But this unit was not in the initial configuration; it was realized in the night fighter configuration. Such a version was developed after the first unit’s first flight in 1940. The aircraft was able to take off for the first time in the summer of 1942. The Regia Aereonautica was impressed by the aircraft performance and was planning to order a total of 1000 units for its fighter squadrons, but the various funds were moved to more important projects and the order was never signed. The first C.N. prototype remained in Caproni’s facility, and after the armistice, it was seized by the Germans, disassembled, and shipped to Germany. It’s fate is completely unknown. There was also a second prototype under construction in Italy; this one was fitted with various differences; for example, the weapons were changed from 4x 20 mm + 4x 12.7 mm to 2x 20 mm + 5x 12.7 mm. This one was intended to be used as an armed reconnaissance, but like its brother, it was seized, disassembled, and shipped some were in Germany.
Why it should be in the game: It will give to the Italian TT a new small, nimble and letal heavy fighter