Morane-Saulnier MS.180


Morane-Saulnier MS.181 Spanish Air Force, E-004, Museo del Aire Madrid © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Morane-Saulnier MS.180 is a single-engine single-seat aerobatic trainer aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier . It was used by the Spanish Republican Forces during the Spanish Civil War.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelSalmson 5Ac
Engine Power45 kW60 hp
Speed133 km/h72 kts
  83 mph
Empty Weight379 kg836 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight510 kg1.124 lbs
Wing Span9,00 m29 ft 6 in
Wing Area13,2 m²142 ft²
Length6,04 m19 ft 10 in
Height2,29 m7 ft 6 in
First Flight1929
Production Statusout of production
Total Production17
Data for (Version)Morane-Saulnier MS.181
VariantsMS.180, MS.181, MS.185

[Photo-ID: 10710] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Morane-Saulnier MS.181, Spanish Air Force, E-004, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2014Morane-Saulnier
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: E-004
Museo del Aire [Madrid]