Tuesday, August 13, 2013
SPAD XVI with two Lewis guns in the rear and a Vickers forward-firing gun. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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The SPAD S.XIII was a French biplane fighter aircraft of World War I, developed by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) from the earlier highly successful SPAD S.VII. It was one of the most capable fighters of the war, and one of the most-produced, with 8,472 built
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