SPAD S.XIV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1917
Type: Floatplane / Seaplane Biplane Fighter Aircraft
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Societe Pour l'Avions et ses Derives (SPAD) - France
Production Total: 40
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 24.28 feet (7.4 meters)
Overall Width: 32.15 feet (9.80 meters)
Overall Height: 13.12 feet (4.00 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,698 lb (770 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,337 lb (1,060 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Hispano-Suiza 8 Bc engine developing 200 horsepower and driving two-bladed wooden propeller.
Maximum Speed: 127 mph (205 kph; 111 knots)
Maximum Range: 155 miles (250 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 37mm Puteaux cannon firing through the propeller hub
1 x 7.7mm Vickers fixed, forward-firing machine gun synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
S.XIV - Base Series Designation; 39 examples plus one prototype completed.