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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: First World War,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesOsprey Aircraft of the Aces No 39
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8922198M
ISBN 101841762229
ISBN 109781841762227

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Flown ‘from the off' by aces Paul Sauvage and Georges Guynemer, the scouts made an immediate impression. Indeed, the latter pilot was so impressed that he dubbed the Type VII the ‘flying machine gun'. The first of two volumes on SPAD aces, this book tells the whole story from the ace perspective. By the time production of the SPAD VII ended. The SPAD VII was the first effective French heavy fighter scout of World War I. It was also the preferred mount of many leading allied aces including the British, Americans, Belgians, Italians and Read more. Built by the 'Societe Anonyme Pour l'Aviation et ses Derives', (SPAD), the SPAD VII was the first successful fighting scout design to emerge from the company that had traded as Duperdussin pre-war. Flown 'from the off' by aces Paul Sauvage and Georges . SPAD VII Aces of World War I, Jon Guttman Osprey Aircraft of the Aces. The SPAD VII was one of the most important Allied fighters of the First World War, serving with the French from the summer of well into It was also used by Britain, the United States, Belgium, Italy and Russia during its two year long military career.

39 Osprey Publications Spad VII Aces of World War 1. We use cookies to give you a great and free experience on our website. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. SPAD WW1 A irplane Books SPAD VII Aces of World War I Aircraft of the Aces Vol. 39 Softbound Book Guttman. Dubbed "the flying machine gun" by leading ace Georges Guynemer, the SPAD VII was the first effective heavy fighter to emerge from France. This book tells the whole story form the aces' point of view. A resident of Leesburg, Virginia, Jon Guttman is research director and contributing writer for Weider History Publications. Specialising in World War 1 aviation, he has written 19 titles in the past, including Spad VII Aces of WW1, Spad XII/XIII Aces of WW1, Balloon Buster Aces of World War 1, Bristol Fighter Aces of World War 1 and Pusher Aces of World War 1 in the Osprey Aces series; Spa The SPAD was the first of a series of highly successful biplane fighter aircraft produced by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) during the First World its successors, the was renowned as a sturdy and rugged aircraft with good climbing and diving characteristics. It was also a stable gun platform, although pilots used to the more manoeuvrable Nieuport.

Spad VII Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 39) by Jon Guttman | out of 5 stars 5. Paperback $ $ Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data. The first of two volumes on SPAD aces, this book tells the whole story from the ace perspective. By the time production of the SPAD VII ended in the final months of , around examples had been built, and Allied aces on every front had enjoyed success with the type. This book details the exploits of the pilots who flew the hugely successful SPAD XIII and the trickier SPAD XII. Built in response to the combat inadequacies of the SPAD VII, the XIII first entered service with the French Aviation Militaire in late Despite suffering engine unreliability, the XIII enjoyed great success on the Western Front, where it was flown by numerous French, American. Pilots flew a variety of fighter types, with French Nieuport scouts and SPAD VIIs proving to be the most popular, and effective, aeroplanes to see service on this front. The exploits of these aces are detailed here, with information based on material newly sourced .