[WWI] a morane saulnier pusher? mon dieu!

iban ibancorp at tds.net
Thu Feb 17 01:51:22 EST 2005


that's the very one, brad.  with the "le rhone" branding.  might even be the
same pic, they said it was rare.

it's in the morane saulnier .pdf at
http://www.hydroretro.net/etudegh/index.html several pages in, sorry i don't
remember which page.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad & Merville" <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 6:29 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] a morane saulnier pusher? mon dieu!


> iban
>
>    There's a picture in Leo Opdyke's French Aeroplanes Before The Great
War
> of a Morane pusher floatplane which is called "Type Biplan" and is
described
> as "a Farman look-alike seaplane which flew at Monaco with 'Morane
Saulnier'
> painted on the nacelle...also the inscription 'LeRhone'."  Would this be
the
> same one?  No other pushers are mentioned. Where on the web did you find
> your reference?
>
> Cheers
> Brad
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "iban" <ibancorp at tds.net>
> To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 7:21 PM
> Subject: [WWI] a morane saulnier pusher? mon dieu!
>
>
> >i just came across this on the web.
> >
> > as many of you know, i have a thing for exotic and unusual pushers.
> >
> > apparently morane saulnier built a pusher!
> >
> > i had no idea.  (not that that means much, mind you!)
> >
> > but in 1913, they were building what they called their "type d", which
> > looks a lot like a simplified dh1 or vickers gunbus--but, on floats!
> >
> > cool!
> >
> > does anyone else know anything more about this?
> >
> > iban.
> >
> >
>
>



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