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Morane-Saulnier P

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Type P

Royal Flying Corps MS.24 Type P

Royal Flying Corps MS.24 Type P

Role Reconnaissance
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.


 United Kingdom

Specifications (Type P)


Morane-Saulnier MS.26/type P rouleur trainer


Morane-Saulnier MS.26/type P rouleur trainer

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:Le Rhone 9J rotary engine, 82 kW (110 hp)



See also

Related development Morane-Saulnier Type LA

Related lists List of military aircraft of France

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