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Morane-Saulnier P

Type P

Manufacturer: Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier
Introduced: 1914
Primary users: Aéronautique Militaire Royal Flying Corps
Number built: 595

The Morane-Saulnier Type P was a French parasol wing two-seat reconnaissance aeroplane of the First World War. Morane-Saulnier built 595 for the French air force, and it was also used by the British until 1916-17.

The Type P was larger, more powerful, and better armed than its predecessor, the Type L. It was also more popular than its sister plane, the Type LA.


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Specifications (Type P)

General characteristics

Crew: two
Length: 7.2 m (23 ft 7.5 in)
Wingspan: 11.2 m (36 ft 8.75 in)
Height: 3.47 m (11 ft 4.5 in)
Loaded weight: 730 kg (1,610 lb)
Powerplant: 1x— Le Rhone 9J rotary engine, 82 kW (110 hp)


Maximum speed: 156 km/h at 2,000 m (97 mph at 6,560 ft)
Service ceiling: 3,658 m (12,000 ft)
Endurance : 2 hrs 30 mins


1-2 machine guns

Related development Morane-Saulnier Type LA

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