Revell 1/28 SPAD XIII WWI Fighter # 04730

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Revell 1/28 SPAD XIII WWI Fighter # 04730 

The SPAD XIII is one of the Allies most successful fighter aircraft of the FirstWorld War. After faults were eliminated in the spring of 1918 this sturdily built aircraft possessed very good dive characteristics and was fast and agile at altitudes above 1000 meters (3000 ft). The SPAD XIII was powered by the new Hispano-Suiza engine, a water-cooled in-line engine developing 220 bhp and was able to reach 2,000 meters (6000 feet) in 5½ minutes. Its armament consisted of 2 Vickers MG. Nine French factories produced around 7300 of these aircraft. In total 80 French fighter squadrons and 15 Squadrons of the U.S. Air Force equipped with the SPAD XIII stood opposite the German Air Force at end of the War.

Structured surfaces with rib detail

  • Detailed V-8 engine
  • Moveable wheels and propeller
  • Detailed cockpit with pedals, seat and control column
  • Exhaust pipe
  • Instrument panel
  • Two Vickers MG
  • Detailed undercarriage
  • Yarn for wing bracing
  • Pilot figure
  • 2 Ground crew figures


Decal Set for 2 American versions:

  • SPAD XIII, S.7714, Capt. R. Soubiran, 103rd Aero Squadron, 3rd Pursuit Group, United States Air Service, Lisle-en-Barrois, France, November 1918
  • SPAD XIII, S.7799, 1/Lt. Long, 93rd Aero Squadron, 3rd Pursuit Group, United States Air Service, France, October 1918
Specifications
  • Brand:
    Revell
  • Product Code:
    RVL04730
  • Weight:
    0.3kg
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