Morane-Saulnier MS.560

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MS.560
Role Aerobatic monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Morane-Saulnier
First flight 1 September 1945
Number built 3
Variants Morane-Saulnier MS.570

The Morane-Saulnier MS.560 was a French civil aerobatic monoplane designed and built by Morane-Saulnier.[1]

Development[edit]

First flown in 1945 the MS.560 was a single-seat low-wing monoplane with a retractable landing gear.[1] Powered by a 75hp (56kW) Train 6D-01 piston engine three variants followed all using different engines.[1] In 1946 a two-seat touring variant was produced as the Morane-Saulnier MS.570.[1]

Variants[edit]

MS.560
Prototype powered by a 75 hp (56 kW) Train 6D-01 engine, one built.[2]
MS.561
Variant powered by a 100 hp (75 kW) Mathis G4-Z engine, one built.[2]
MS.562
Variant powered by a 100 hp (75 kW) Blackburn Cirrus Minor engine.
MS.563
Variant powered by a 100 hp (75 kW) Mathis G4-Z or Walter Minor 4-III engine.
MS.564
1949 variant powered by a Walter Minor 4-III engine, one built.[2]

Specifications (MS.560)[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Powerplant: 1 × Train 6D-01 piston engine, 56 kW (75 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 235 km/h (146 mph; 127 kn)

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e Orbis 1985, p. 2559
  2. ^ a b c Simpson 1991, p. 214
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