Morane Saulnier MS 3G/Thulin B (Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1915-1917)

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Enoch Thulin, the pioneer aviator and founder of the aircraft manufacturing ”AB Enoch Thulins Aeroplanfabrik” (AETA), had during 1914 got the license rights to build aircraft and engines of various French designs.
Thulin B was a copy of the Morane Saulnier MS 3G. Two of these aircraft, fitted with floats, were presented to the Navy. They got the Navy registrations M I (delivered in 1915) and M II (1916). Both were fitted with a 90 hp rotating Gnome engine, manufactured by AETA under the name ”Thulin A”. 
Both aircraft made their service at the south coast of Sweden. They were both struck by accidents and written off in September 1917.

Length: 6,3 m. Span: 10,20 m. Maximum take-off weight: 582 kg. Max. speed: 110 km/h.
For the Model Builder

The Czech company Omega Models has produced a resin model kit of this aircraft in scale 1:72 for sale. The catalouge number is 72082.
Model kit of Thulin B in resin from Omega Models. Scale 1:72. Catalouge number 72082.



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