Spad VII C.1

Posted on 8/5/2018 in kit with tags Corpo Aereo Militare

Corpo Aeronautico Militare – 91ª Squadriglia S1544, Nº 4707, Capitano Giorgio Pessi, July 1917

After the war, Giorgio Pessi went to America as a pilot for their Ca.5 program and actually flew a bomber under the Brooklyn Bridge!

Kit details

This model appears in

  • The First Air War (WWI Centennial), at the Museum of Flight in Seattle WA, from Sep 6 2018 to Dec 6 2018 (event managed by Don Conrard)

Spad VII C.1
While serving with the 91st Squadriglia, Italian ace Giorgio Pessi scored all of his eight victoriesflying a SPAD VII emblazoned with his personal markings of a crescent moon. Among his victims was the famous Austrian ace Lt Szepessy-Sokoll
Scale 1:48
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci