[WWI] Early Spad XIII Wings

dave fleming dave.fleming at dial.pipex.com
Fri Apr 13 09:11:03 EDT 2007


Quoting Diego Fernetti <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar>:


> 
> > Do we thing S.498 or S.505 would have these wings?
> 
> If those airplanes were from the same manufacturers or the same batch, 
> probably yes. Picking them out from a picture would be very difficult, since
> 
> most of the time the ribs itselves are almost indistibnguishable except on 
> close-ups. So good was the wing design of the sturdy Spad.

The photo of S.505 in it's RFC guise appears to show 10, but I think it's just 
my eyes guv, honest!


> > Am I being just TOO picky?
> 
> Yes.
> 
>I think you are right.

Dave


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