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By Jon Guttman

This booklet information the exploits of the pilots who flew the highly winning SPAD XIII and the trickier SPAD XII. in-built reaction to the wrestle inadequacies of the SPAD VII, the XIII first entered provider with the French Aviation Militaire in overdue 1917. regardless of discomfort engine unreliability, the XIII loved nice good fortune at the Western entrance, the place it used to be flown by way of quite a few French, American, Italian and Belgian aces, together with Eddie Rickenbacker, top US ace of global conflict I. The SPAD XII, in the meantime, used to be the fabricated from various advancements to the SPAD VII version. coming into provider in July 1917, the airplane boasted a single-shot 37 mm Puteaux cannon, which needed to be hand-reloaded in flight! tough to fly, the XII used to be simply issued to skilled pilots, and was once flown in short by way of a couple of aces.

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