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.


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



See also[edit]

Related development
Related lists


  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.