Spad XIII "Smith IV"

Yellow, brown, and black camoflauge pattern on wing of Spad XIII
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The fast and rugged Spad XIII was among the most successful fighters of World War I, in a class with the legendary Fokker D.VII and Sopwith Camel. The aircraft was particularly noted for its robust construction and its ability to dive at high speed, features that made it one of the best dog-fighting airplanes of the war. Highlighted in this image is the wing of the Spad XIII.

Created By:

Mark Avino

Date Created:

05/17/2017

Source:

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Keywords:

Aircraft; Aviation; Fighters; Military; World War I

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