|MS.129 and MS.130–MS.136|
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The Morane-Saulnier MS.129 and its derivatives in the MS.130 series were a family of military trainer aircraft produced in France in the 1920s. They were conventional, parasol-wing monoplanes with open cockpits in tandem and fixed tailskid undercarriage. The initial version, the MS.129, was produced in small numbers for the Romanian Air Force and civil users, but the major production version was the MS.130, which equipped the French Navy and a number of foreign air arms.
- MS.129 - initial production version with Hispano-Suiza 8Ab engine
- MS.130 - major production version with Salmson 9AB engine
- MS.131 - MS.130 converted to use a Lorraine engine (1 converted for US military attaché in Paris)
- MS.132 - version with Salmson 7Ac engine for French Navy (5 built)
- MS.133 - version with Gnome-Rhône 5Kc engine (3 converted from MS.129, 1 converted from MS.130)
- MS.134 - conversion of MS.130 with Clerget 9B engine
- MS.136 - conversion of MS.130 with Salmson 9AC engine
- France France
- Brazil Brazil (15 × MS.130)
- Belgium Belgium (2 × MS.130)
- China (MS.130)
- Guatemala (MS.130)
- Romania (MS.129)
- Turkey (MS.130)
Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft 2554
- Crew: Two, pilot and instructor
- Length: 6.97 m (22 ft 10 in)
- Wingspan: 10.70 m (35 ft 1 in)
- Height: 2.85 m (9 ft 4 in)
- Wing area: 19.7 m2 (212 ft2)
- Empty weight: 793 kg (1,740 lb)
- Gross weight: 1,149 kg (2,528 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Salmson 9Ab, 170 kW (230 hp)
- Maximum speed: 208 km/h (130 mph)
- Range: 510 km (320 miles)
- Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,000 ft)
- Related lists
- Taylor 1989, 685
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft 2553
- "The Michelin Cup", 223
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft 2554
- Niccoli 1998, p.24.
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- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft. London: Aerospace Publishing.
- "The Michelin Cup". Flight: 623. 8 July 1932. Retrieved 2008-11-14.
- Niccoli, Riccardo (January–February 1998). "Atlantic Sentinels: The Portuguese Air Force Since 1912". Air Enthusiast. No. 73. pp. 20–35. ISSN 0143-5450.
- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. ISBN 0-7106-0710-5.