S.P.A.D.

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Société Anonyme pour l'Aviation et ses Derives (SPAD) of Paris was born out of the ashes of Deperdussin. Their first designs were unusual fighters with a pulpit in front of a tractor propeller, but their later two seaters were more conventional and their fighters were some of the best designs of the war.[1]

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:

References[edit]

Citations
  1. Davilla, p.474
Bibliography
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.