Fiat BR20 Cicogna (Stork) bomber of the Regia Aeronautica, summer 1941. When Italy entered war in 1940, the BR.20 was the standard medium bomber of Regia Aeronautica but it was already showing its age. By 1942, it was mostly used for maritime patrol and operational training for bomber crews. More than 620 were produced before the end of the war. and it saw widespread service.