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SPAD XIII 138th Aero Sq

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SPAD XIII 138th Aero Sq

SPAD XIII C1. for First Eagles 2 & 1

This is a skin for SPAD XIII C1. "SHOWBIRDS" to be used in  First Eagles 2 and 1

Historical notes:

This skin depict the SPAD XIII C1. Former "Flag Bus" as was Flown by Major Maxwell Kirby commander of 5th Pursuit Group.Germany, Koblenz late, 1919.

Major Maxwell Kirby achieved his sole victory, when serving with the 94th Aero squadron.

When the 94th was returned to the United States, their aircraft went to the 138th AS while still wearing the "showbirds" colours. However the squadron insignia was removed by the pilots of the 94th, and this was replaced with that of the 138th. The emblem of the 138th was the "Charging Ram" within the 'V' signifying the FIFTH PURSUIT GROUP. The 138th Ultimately returned to the USA and disbanded in August-September 1919.

Many of these aircraft then had a further lease on life then they were transferred to the new Polish Air Service.



This skin do not uses decal files, so will be easy install.

To install this skin and ini file, copy or drop the folder named "138th Aero Squadron" in any SPAD 13 aircraft folder that you wish. (it will work with all SPAD 13). 


In order to work properly on your loadout menu option, inside the "138th Aero Squadron" folder, there is a TXT file that you must open and COPY the content into your SPAD13_XXX.ini.

Directory=138th Aero Squadron
Name=138th Aero Squadron

Replace the (XXX) in the [TextureSetXXX] top line, with the appropriate number following your "ini" file order for others skins that you have already installed.


- Julio Junqueira skin

- Historical references by Bob Pearson. 

- Third Wire Productions for the original files that I used as base to my work.

- special thanks to CombatAce.com hosting the files.

This is freeware; you are allowed to use it as you wish, but The names of all contributors listed here, must be added in any new released readmes. This skin may not in any way, be used in any payware additions.


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