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Morane-Saulnier MoS-50 Aircraft Information

Morane-Saulnier MoS-50


Manufacturer: Morane-Saulnier
Introduced: 1924
Retired: 1930s
Primary users: French Air Force Finnish Air Force Turkish Air Force

Morane-Saulnier MoS-50 (also MS.50) was a French trainer aircraft of parasol type from 1924. The twin-seat monoplane aircraft was of wooden construction. It was one of the last aircraft to have a rotary engine - a 130 hp Clerget 9B.

In 1925, six MS.50Cs were sold to Finland, where they were used as trainers until 1932. It was very popular in service. Five aircraft of the modified type MS.53 were sold to Turkey.


Morane-Saulier M.S.50 Two-seat primary trainer aircraft. Also known as the M.S.50C. Morane-Saulier M.S.51 Powered by a 180-hp (134-kW) Hispano-Suiza 8ab 8-cylinder piston engine. Only three were built. Morane-Saulier M.S.53 Improved version.


The only preserved aircraft of this type is at the Aviation Museum of Central Finland.


France French Air Force Finland Finnish Air Force Turkey Turkish Air Force

Specifications (MoS-50)

Data from Thulinista Hornettiin

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 7.6 m (24 ft 11 in)
Wingspan: 11.7 m (38 ft 4 in)
Height: 3.1 m (10 ft 2 in)
Wing area: 24 m (258.25 ft)
Empty weight: kg (lb)
Useful load: kg (kg)
Max takeoff weight: 860 kg (1,892 lb)
Powerplant: 1x Clerget 9B rotary piston engine, 100 kW (130 hp)


Never exceed speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Maximum speed: 170 km/h (91 knots, 105 mph)
Cruise speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Stall speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Range: km (nm, mi)
Service ceiling: 5,500 m (18,000 ft)
Rate of climb: 120 m/min (394 ft/min)
Wing loading: kg/m (lb/ft)
Power/mass: W/kg (hp/lb)
Endurance: 2 hours

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