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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.
Specifications (Type P)
Data from The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing)
- Crew: two
- Length: 7.2 m (23 ft 7⅜ in)
- Wingspan: 11.2 m (36 ft 8⅞ in)
- Height: 3.47 m (11 ft 4⅝ in)
- Wing area: 18 m² (194 sq ft)
- Empty weight: 433 kg (953 lb)
- Loaded weight: 733 kg (1,613 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Le Rhone 9J rotary engine, 82 kW (110 hp)
- Maximum speed: 156 km/h (97 mph) at 2,000 m (6,560 ft)
- Endurance: 2½ hours
- Service ceiling: 4,800 m (15,740 ft)
- Climb to 3,000 m (9,840 ft): 15 min 50 s
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- Bruce 1982, p. 312.
- Bruce, J.M. The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing). London: Putnam, 1982. ISBN 0-370-30084-X.
- Davilla, Dr. James J.; Soltan, Arthur (1997). French Aircraft of the First World War. Mountain View, CA: Flying Machines Press. ISBN 978-1891268090.
See also Lewis, Cecil Sagittarius Rising for descriptions of operations carried out flying the Parasol