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SA des Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier

Aircraft The Company
Model Military Number Name
1954 M.S.760   Paris
1959 M.S.8801   Rallye
1 original designation
Morane-Saulnier had a long history of designing and building reconnaissance, fighter and trainer aircraft.  Established in 1911, Morane-Saulnier finally disappeared as part of Sud-Aviation in 1965.


1911: Leon and Robert Morane and Raymond Saulnier form Société Anonyme des Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier near Paris.

1913: Company pilot, Roland Garros, flies from St Raphael to Bizerta (454 miles) over the Mediterranean.

1963: Company taken over by Potez.

1965: Reorganization of the French aviation industry leaves Morane-Saulnier part of Sud-Aviation.


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