Cant Z1007 Cockpit

Having tracked down a copy of the Supermodel kit I need some info on the
cockpit interior - layout (I know it's a tandem arrangement but does
anyone have pictures or plans?), colour scheme (verde anticorrosione?),
etc.
Seems to be a bit of an obscure aircraft (pretty though)...
G
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Graeme Cosgrove
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Graeme,
The definitive detail reference on this aircraft, which I recommend highly, is:
Garello: 'C.R.D.A. Cant Z.1007' (Ali D'Italia series, No. 18; La Bancarella Aeronautica [Italy], 2002; in Italian and English; 68 pages) -- AIRCRAFT TYPES INCLUDED: Cant Z.1007, Z.1007bis, Z.1007ter; COCKPIT DETAIL: Cant Z.1007bis [?] (p. 60-63, inside back cover); MISCELLANEOUS DETAIL: Cant Z.1007bis [?] fuselage structure (p. 59), wing structure (p. 57); CUTAWAY DRAWINGS: Cant Z.1007bis (p. 58); MULTI-VIEW DRAWINGS: Cant Z.1007 (p. 25), Z.1007bis (p. 31-34, 42), Z.1007ter (p. 25); SPECIFIC MARKING PROFILES: Cant Z.1007 (inside front cover), Z.1007bis (inside front cover, inside back cover), Z.1007ter (inside back cover).
Also useful are:
Dunning: 'Courage Alone: The Italian Air Force 1940-1943' (Hikoki [UK], 1998; 272 pages) -- bomb bay (p. 229), radio operator's position (p. 268)
Emiliani, Ghergo and Vigna: 'Regia Aeronautica: Periodo Prebellico e Fronti Occidentali' (Immagini e Storia dell'Aeronuatica Italiana 1935-1945 series, No. 4; Intergest [Italy], 1975; in Italian; [pages not numbered]) -- dorsal gun position (p. 40)
Emiliani, Ghergo and Vigna: 'Regia Aeronautica: Il Settore Mediterraneo' (Immagini e Storia dell'Aeronuatica Italiana 1935-1945 series, No. 5; Intergest [Italy], 1976; in Italian; 128 pages) -- cockpit detail (p. 60)
and:
Sgarlato: 'Italian Aircraft of World War II' (Squadron/Signal [USA], 1979; 80 pages) -- cutaway drawing (p. 56, 57).
Profile paintings can be found in the Garello book, listed above, and in:
Caruana and Bonello: 'Camouflage and Markings: Italian Air Forces 1935-1945' (Modelaid International [Malta], 1987; 40 pages) -- page 28
D'Amico and Valentini: 'Regia Aeronautica: Pictorial History ... 1943-1945' (Regia Aeronautica series, No. 2; Squadron/Signal [USA], 1986; 63 pages) -- page 40
Dunning: 'Courage Alone: The Italian Air Force 1940-1943' (Hikoki [UK], 1998; 272 pages) -- page 253
Emiliani, Ghergo and Vigna: 'Regia Aeronautica: Balcani e Fronte Orientale' (Immagini e Storia dell'Aeronuatica Italiana 1935-1945 series, No. 2; Intergest [Italy], 1974; in Italian; [pages not numbered]) -- after figure 16
Emiliani, Ghergo and Vigna: 'Regia Aeronautica: Il Settore Mediterraneo' (Immagini e Storia dell'Aeronuatica Italiana 1935-1945 series, No. 5; Intergest [Italy], 1976; in Italian; 128 pages) -- page 102 (color photos on pages 99 and 106)
Garello: 'C.R.D.A. Cant Z.1007' (Ali D'Italia series, No. 18; La Bancarella Aeronautica [Italy], 2002; in Italian and English; 68 pages) -- inside front cover, inside back cover
Gunston: 'The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Combat Aircraft of World War II' (Bookthrift/ Salamander [USA / UK], 1978; 256 pages) -- page 130
Shores: 'Regia Aeronautica: A Pictorial History of the Italian Air Force 1940-1943' (Regia Aeronautica series, No. 1; Squadron/Signal [USA], 1976; 64 pages) -- pages 20, 24, 44 and back cover
and:
Wawrzynski and Lalak: 'Regia Aeronautica 1935-1943' (Pegaz / Ulica Lipowa [Poland], 1998; in Polish and English; 97 pages) -- page 92.
Hoping this helps,
Charles Metz
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Charles Metz
You might want to seek the RCR detailing set.
Tom
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maiesm72
Wow - talk about definitive! Many thanks I will start building up my library!
G
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Graeme Cosgrove
Graeme:
Charles Metz is our resident Library Science Major!! :-) If he ain't heard of it it probably was never printed.
Bill Shuey
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William H. Shuey

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