Morane – Saulnier MS.230 ET2

Morane – Saulnier MS.230 ET2

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  • Role: Trainer
  • Dimensions: Wingspan 10.72 m, length 6.93 m, height 2.98 m
  • Engine: 1 x Salmson 9AB (230 hp)
  • Crew: 2
  • Number in service: 18
  • Country of production: France
  • Years in service: 1931 – 1940

Eighteen MS.230 ET2 airplanes were ordered in October of 1930 and they were delivered by 1931. They consisted the evolution of the older MS.137 and MS.147, having a more powerful engine. The designation “ET2” stands for “Etat 2”, a distinction from the single seat model.

They remained in service as initial training airplanes until 1936, while they were later used for pilot’s proficiency maintenance flights, until the beginning of WWII.