Salmson Phrygane. Specifications. A photo.
Salmson Phrygane. Specifications. A photo.

Salmson Phrygane. Specifications. A photo.


Salmson Phrygane - French light aircraft manufactured by Aircraft «Salmson» with 1933 years.


Salmson Phrygane photo


The first development of the multipurpose aircraft Salmson Phrygane began with the French designers and the aircraft manufacturer in 1929, while in the process of designing the aircraft, its design has undergone many changes and additions, in particular, it was initially assumed that the aircraft of this model will be able to carry on its board Only one person - it could not be used to operate in the sphere of human transportation, however, it could carry a small amount of cargo on its board, however, at the end The aircraft began to be positioned as a three-seater aircraft, and could be used for small air travel on local airlines.

However, it should be clarified that the plane Salmson Phrygane did not have great popularity among customers, and, related to this was the low reliability of the aircraft, as well as low maneuverability - for the entire period of release, including both pre-war and post-war, was It built just 30 copies of the aircraft, of which only a few units there to date.

According to experts, the aircraft had low maneuverability due to the fact that it had a large wingspan compared to the length of the fuselage of the aircraft, however, some structural elements of the aircraft also had a problem with this, and also had a negative effect.


Photo Salmson Phrygane


Basic production version of the airplane Salmson Phrygane allows you to put on your board of three people - two passengers and one pilot, thus, the aircraft is also capable of carrying on its board and a number of payload mass of up to 450 kilos (including self-weight of persons on board). As a trainer aircraft, model Salmson Phrygane not positioned because of the lack of this paired controls.

The aircraft is equipped with a Salmson Phrygane piston aircraft engine model Salmson 9Nc (basic production version of the aircraft), able to develop power in 135 hp, respectively, allow the aircraft to accelerate to cruising speed in 170 km \ h., And to overcome the distance to 1 thousand kilometers.

The aircraft was manufactured in the following modifications:

  • Salmson D-1 Phrygane - A basic prototype of the aircraft, aircraft engine equipped with Salmson 7Aca;
  • Salmson D-2 Phrygane - The basic production version of the aircraft;
  • Salmson D-21 Phrygane - Four-post-war version of the aircraft;
  • Salmson D-211 Super Phrygane - Version of the aircraft 1951 years;
  • Salmson D-3 Phryganet - Double version of the aircraft;
  • Salmson D-57 Phryganet - the post-war version of the aircraft version Salmson D-3 Phryganet;
  • Salmson D-4 Phrygane Major - A modified version of the aircraft, equipped with an engine Salmson 9Nd.


Specifications Salmson Phrygane.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 7,83 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 11,70 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,35 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 650 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 450 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1050 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 170 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 195 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1000 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 5800 m (depending on version).
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Salmson 9Nc;
  • Power: 135 hp



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