SPAD XIII 53" N185

Skill Level: Advanced

Prototype Version
More than 450 parts

SPAD XIII by Blake

Scale: 1/6
Prop: 16x9
Channels: R/E/A/T
Wheels: Balsa Ply w Neo Tires
Wingspan: 53"
Airfoil Type: flat bottomed
Wing Area: 890 sq in
Cowl: built up balsa

Designer: M.K. Bengtson
Weight: ~75 oz
Spinner: N/A
Prototype By: Blake Hill
Power System: AXI 2826/20
Model by Blake
Model by Blake

Decals Available

Prototype version does not include an Instruction Manual

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  • Two piece construction
  • Top and bottom wing alignment is built into design
  • Carbon rod spars and plywood trailing edges
  • Scale number of ribs
  • Built up cowl design
  • Plywood landing gear fairings in scale outline
  • IP and cabane struts from laminated plywood and hard balsa
  • Laminated tail design with semi-scale horizontal stabilzer construction
  • Fuselage construction features crossed threaded reinforcement similar to scale construction