Morane-Saulnier P

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Type P
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier
Introduction 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.

Operators[edit]

 Brazil
 France
 Japan
 Russia
Imperial Russian Air Service
 United Kingdom
Royal Flying Corps

Specifications (Type P)[edit]

Data from The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing)[1]

General characteristics

Performance

Armament

See also[edit]

Related development
Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce 1982, p. 312.
  • Bruce, J.M. The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing). London: Putnam, 1982. ISBN 0-370-30084-X.