Thomas-Morse S-4 Scout

Trainer Biplane

Thomas-Morse S4C USAAS SC38944 National Museum of the US Air Force © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Thomas-Morse S-4 Scout is a single-engine single-seat trainer biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation.
Propulsion1 Rotary Engine
Engine ModelLe Rhône 9C
Engine Power60 kW80 hp
Speed154 km/h83 kts
  96 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range402 km217 NM
250 mi.
Empty Weight435 kg960 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight605 kg1.334 lbs
Wing Span8,07 m26 ft 6 in
Wing Area21,7 m²234 ft²
Length6,06 m19 ft 11 in
Height2,46 m8 ft 1 in
First Flight06/1917
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 600
Data for (Version)S-4C Scout
VariantsS-4, S-4B, S-4C, S-5

[Photo-ID: 5510] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Thomas-Morse S.4C, United States Army Air Service, SC38944, c/n 160,© Karsten Palt, 2012Thomas-Morse
United States Army Air Service
Reg.: SC38944
c/n: 160
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 12342] © Karsten Palt 2016-04-10
Thomas-Morse S.4C Scout, , , c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2016Thomas-Morse
S.4C Scout
EAA AirVenture Museum [Oshkosh, WI]
[Photo-ID: 6346] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Thomas-Morse S.4C Scout, , N39735, c/n 39734,© Karsten Palt, 2012Thomas-Morse
S.4C Scout
Reg.: N39735
c/n: 39734
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]