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|First flight||22 Feb 1916 |
|Primary users|| France|
|Number built||11 |
|Wingspan||9.55 m (31 ft 4 in) |
|Engine||80hp Le Rhône rotary[note 1]|
|Armament||front flexible Lewis|
|Max Speed||135 km/h (84 mph) |
to 161 km/h (100 mph)
|Climb||1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 6:00|
2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 12:18
3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 34:00
|Ceiling||3,500 m (11,500 ft) |
The SPAD SA.4 was a SPAD SA.2 airframe with the 80hp rotary. Its wings were positioned further back for better balance. One was used by Aviation Militaire and the other ten were sent to Russia.
For more information, see Wikipedia:SPAD S.A.
- Russian aircraft may have used 110hp Le Rhône 9J rotaries.
- Davilla, p.474.
- Lamberton, pp.216-217.
- Davilla, p.478.