Aeroplane Monthly 1974-10
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??? - Ricklef's Spad
James Ricklefs’ Spad currently flying in the USA.
The Spad's unconventional wing bracing is well depicted in these views of B9913 over Livermore.
B9913 clears power lines, chased by Nissen’s Thomas Morse Scout.
James Ricklef's Spad VII, B9913, seen flying from Meadowlark Field, Livermore, California, is the only airworthy example of its type. Its owner spent 5000hr, $40,000 and 2 1/2 years on the restoration.
The Vickers gun barrel and forward cylinder-head cowling;
A close-up of Fahlin’s beautiful propeller.
The cockpit and centresection;
The Aldis sight and Vickers gun.
B9913 clears power lines, chased by Nissen’s Thomas Morse Scout.