An ultra-micro semi-scale model of the classic SPAD S.XIII.
Important note: Each plane has been test flown by the importer to ensure good performance. Due to the aerodynamics of this particular bi-plane, you may notice when you receive your plane that the propeller shaft appears off-centre in the cowling - this is correct, normal, and is due to the plane having been adjusted to fly perfectly straight out of the box.
The SPAD S.XIII was a single-seat French biplane fighter that was mainly of wooden construction with a fabric covering and powered by a 180hp engine. This particular aircraft is modelled on Eddie Rickenbackers SPAD. Medal of Honor recipient, Eddie Rickenbacker was Americas most successful fighter ace of World War I with 26 aerial victories to his name.
The Ares [air-eez] SPAD S.XIII is a lightweight three-channel ultra-micro semi-scale model of the original. It features durable foam construction and numerous scale touches such as the 8-cylinder vee-type engine and Vickers machine guns with distinctive 94th Aero Squadron color scheme. Technically advanced the SPAD S.XIII incorporates a Hitec Red 2.4GHz receiver that’s compatible with all current Hitec 2.4GHz aircraft transmitters.
100% ready to fly straight out of the box.
Semi-scale color scheme replicating Rickenbackers 94th Aero Squadron aircraft.
Micro size and light weight make it ideal for indoor spaces.
Fully proportional throttle elevator and rudder control for exceptional maneuverability.
Lightweight 1S LiPo flight battery attaches with magnets.
Intermediate and expert pilots will enjoy the SPADs delightful performance.
Crisp scale features include exhaust propeller undercarriage strut and panel detailing.
Low speed characteristics mean the S.XIII is ideal for smaller flying sites.
Superb duration and low speed characteristics.
What's in the box
1 x 100% factory assembled SPAD S.XIII.
1 x 3.7V 1S 70mAh LiPo battery.
1 x Quick-start guide.
1 x 4-channel Hitec Red enabled Tx with 1S LiPo charger.
Video below shows the Fokker and Sopwith sister models: