The workhorse of Italian air/sea rescue and recon, the Cant Z.501 served long and despite a slow speed, is generally considered high a performance aircraft establishing several long distance records on its maiden flights.This high-quality series of monographs is exclusively devoted to Italian WW2 aircraft. The series is edited by Giorgio Apostolo, the best known and most respected Italian Aviation Historian and the author of several authoritative texts. The volumes contain text in both English and Italian and contain the history of each aircraft and a technical description of the planes. Each book is lavishly illustrated with drawings from original instruction manuals and never before seen photos. Technical drawings ( 6-views ) are provided in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales; colour profiles, views and cockpit interiors are also provided.