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A two-seater with a parasol monoplane, the Morane-Saulnier type P was used for reconnaissance missions by the French and British air services.
 
Units
French Air Service: MS31
 
Morane-Saulnier P Specifications
Country: France
Manufacturer: Société des Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier
Type: Reconnaissance
First Introduced: 1914
Number Built: 565
Engine: Le Rhône 9J, air cooled rotary engine, 110 hp (82 kw)
Wing Span: 36 ft 8.75 in (11.2 m)
Length: 23 ft 7.5 in (7.2 m)
Height: 11 ft 4.5 in (3.47 m)
Empty Weight:
Gross Weight: 1,610 lb (730 kg)
Max Speed: 97 mph (156 km/h) at 6,560 ft (2,000 m)
Ceiling: 12,000 ft (3,658 m)
Endurance: 2 hours 30 mins
Crew: 2
Armament: 1 or 2 machine guns
 
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