Salmson-Moineau S.M.1 A3: Sweet Intricancy.

Salmson-Moineau SM.1: Sweet Intricancy

Two propellers connected by right-angle bevel gears to crankshafts at the front and back of a water-cooled 230hp Salmson radial mounted cross ways in the fuselage. Sounds complicated, don’t you think? Oddly, the S.M.1 saw a limited production in WW1. It turned out to be an annoyance. The licence-built Sopwith 1½ Strutter was sure better .

2 thoughts on “Salmson-Moineau S.M.1 A3: Sweet Intricancy.

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