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Spad VII vs. Albatros D III
Category: Historical Books
Genre: Book - Reference - Historical, Book - Reference - Military
Product Line: Duel - Aircraft
Author: Jon Guttman
Publish Date: 2011
Pages: 80
Dimensions: 7x10x.3"
In Print: Yes
Condition: MINT/New    
NKG part # Mfg. part # Type Condition
2147782991 OSPDUE036 DUE36 Softcover MINT/New

When originally conceived, the French SPAD VII and German Albatros D II represented steps away from an emphasis on maneuver in aerial combat in favor of speed and durability. At the end of 1916, however, Albatros tried to have the best of both worlds. The result combined the better downward view and maneuverability of the Nieuport with the power and twin machine guns of the Albatros D II. At the same time, the French worked to improve the SPAD VII with more power and a more reliable cooling system before moving on to the twin-gunned SPAD XIII. While all that was going on, the Albatros D III became a mainstay of the German and Austro-Hungarian air services in frequent encounters with SPAD VIIs flown by French, Belgian, British, Italian and American airmen.

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