The Spad XIII and the Nieuport 28

These two planes were flown by Americas first and top ace in WW1 Edward Rickenbacker with 26 kills.

First is the Nieuport 28 which was the first plane supplied to the pilots of the AEF.

091

087

088

Next it the venerable SPAD XIII and its painted in the colours of the plane flown by Captain Rickenbaker.

137

119

135

Tomorrow….. Snoopy plane 🙂

Advertisements

One response to “The Spad XIII and the Nieuport 28

  1. It’s hard to believe the Spads flew. The look so dinky: almost cute. It must have been scary to fly in them!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s