[WWI] SPAD 13 Internal fitting

Diego Fernetti dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar
Wed Apr 18 07:39:55 EDT 2007


Douglas!
>I know that steel was used in the structure, but didn't realise that 
>aluminium alloys were so prevalent, and especially in the engines.

It was a time of technology breakthrough, maybe that's why I find WW1 
aviation so fascinating.

> Imagine that, an allied Fokker DVII. (Excluding postwar and captured 
> example)

LOL, wouldn't it be a Fokker Mk.7 instead or a Fokker VII C.1?
That would have been cool, besides, Naglo airplanes would have had the 
success they deserved.
D. 



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