SPAD S.XIII

Fighter Biplane

Spad XIII C1 Belgian Air Force SP-49 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The SPAD S.XIII is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the French Manufacturer SPAD, Societe Pour L'Aviation et ses Derives.
The SPAD XIII is a development of the SPAD S.VII. One of the main operators of the S.XIII (S-13) was the United States Army Air Service in WWI.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza 8B
Engine Power149 kW200 hp
Speed220 km/h119 kts
  137 mph
Service Ceiling6.650 m21.818 ft
Range276 km149 NM
171 mi.
Empty Weight566 kg1.248 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight845 kg1.863 lbs
Wing Span8,08 m26 ft 6 in
Wing Area21,1 m227 ft
Length6,30 m20 ft 8 in
Height2,35 m7 ft 9 in
First Flight04. Apr. 1917
Production Statusout of production
Total Production8472
Developed fromSPAD S.VII
Data for (Version)SPAD S.XIII

[Photo-ID: 12475] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Spad S.XIII, , S15036, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Spad
S.XIII
Reg.: S15036
 
Replica
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 1270] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Spad S.XIII, , S4513, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2008Spad
S.XIII
Reg.: S4513
 
Replica
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 10184] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Spad XIII, United States Army Air Service, S7689, c/n 7689, Karsten Palt, 2014Spad
XIII
United States Army Air Service
Reg.: S7689
c/n: 7689
 
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 10185] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Spad XIII, United States Army Air Service, S7689, c/n 7689, Karsten Palt, 2014Spad
XIII
United States Army Air Service
Reg.: S7689
c/n: 7689
 
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]
[Photo-ID: 6572] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Spad XIII C1, Belgian Air Force, SP-49, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Spad
XIII C1
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: SP-49
 
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 5500] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Spad XIII C1, United States Army Air Service, N2030A, c/n 1924E, Karsten Palt, 2012Spad
XIII C1
United States Army Air Service
Reg.: N2030A
c/n: 1924E
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]