Home  > Categories > Modeling Books > Product List > SPAD XII/XIII Aces of World War 1

SPAD XII/XIII Aces of World War 1
96 page book.

 Other products to consider: (12)

Sopwith Camel Aces of World War 1
Osprey Books
$24.00 $17.49
Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1
Osprey Books
$24.00 $17.49
SE 5/5a Aces of World War I
Osprey Books
$24.00 $17.49
In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $24.00
You pay: $17.49
(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Add to cart
Add to watch list

Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP ACE47
View all products of type "Spad"
View all products of type "Aces"
Author: Jon Guttman
Illustrator: Harry Dempsey

About this book
This book details the exploits of the pilots who flew the hugely successful SPAD XIII and the trickier SPAD XII. Built in response to the combat inadequacies of the SPAD VII, the XIII first entered service with the French Aviation Militaire in late 1917. Despite suffering engine unreliability, the XIII enjoyed great success on the Western Front, where it was flown by numerous French, American, Italian and Belgian aces, including Eddie Rickenbacker, leading US ace of World War I. The SPAD XII, meanwhile, was the product of numerous improvements to the SPAD VII model. Entering service in July 1917, the aircraft boasted a single-shot 37 mm Puteaux cannon, which had to be hand-reloaded in flight! Tricky to fly, the XII was only issued to experienced pilots, and was flown briefly by a number of aces.

Paperback; May 2002; 96 pages; ISBN: 9781841763163

We accept paypal, as well as mastercard, visa, american express and discover cards. We ship via UPS and US Postal Service.

Copyright © 2005-2021 Scale Hobbyist, all rights reserved