Title: Morane-Saulnier MS472

The MS472 Vanneau (Plover) was a two-seat low-wing basic trainer based on the earlier MS470, designed in Vichy France during WW2, and the first production version flew in December 1945. A total of 233 were built and they remained in service until the late 1960’s. 70 examples of a carrier-capable version for the French Navy known as the MS474 were also built.

This title contains the complete manual (Flight and Maintenance manual) for the MS472 with addendums for the MS474, along with a training manual for mechanics training on the MS472. The files have been scanned from the original flight manuals and retain any colour pages.



This title contains:

  • Notice Technique (a complete manual including flight, maintenance and repair sections) for the Morane-Saulnier 472P2 (with Additif for Morane-Saulnier 474 (Marine)), document N.C.C. 31 dated October 1948 with approx. 284 pages. (In the French language).
  • Notice a l’Usage des Mecaniciens de l’Armee de l’Air for the Morane-Saulnier 472P2 Vanneau I, a training manual produced by the French Air Force mechanic’s school at Rochefort-Sur-Mer, dated 1951 with approx. 40 pages. (In the French language).