The SPAD XIII by Francesco Baracca on display at Venice Marco Polo airport
A true copy of the plane SPAD XIII piloted during World War I by the Italian military flying ACE Francesco Baracca dell today is exhibited in the departures area’Venice airport.
On the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, SAVE wanted to give a contribution to memory with this cultural operation carried out in collaboration with the Comunità Montana Feltrina and the Association "Museo del Piave" Vincenzo Colognese” of Quero Vas, in the province of Belluno, and with the support of the Veneto region.
Compared to the original biplane, copying exposed, that is perfectly capable of flying, It was rebuilt with the techniques and materials of the time by Commander Giancarlo Zanardo and embellished with a piece of cloth from the fuselage of an aircraft 91^ Squadron He belonged to Francesco Baracca.
Source: The Flight