SPAD S.XXIV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Single-Seat Carrierbased Biplane Fighter Prototype
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Societe Pour l'Aviation et ses Derives (SPAD) - France
Production Total: 1
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 21.33 feet (6.5 meters)
Overall Width: 32.15 feet (9.80 meters)
Overall Height: 8.37 feet (2.55 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,653 lb (750 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,315 lb (1,050 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Hispano-Suiza 8Bc engine developing 220 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 134 mph (215 kph; 116 knots)
Maximum Range: 155 miles (250 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.7mm Vickers machine gun synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
1 x 37mm Puteau atuocannon in the propeller hub.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
S.XXIV - Base Series Designation; one flyable prototype completed before project's end.