Fieseler Fi 156 Storch

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Fieseler Fi 156 Storch
Fieseler Fi 156 in flight.
Role Light support aircraft
National origin Nazi Germany.
Manufacturer Fieseler
First flight 1936
Introduction 1937
Status Out of service
Primary user Luftwaffe
Number built 2900 examples

The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch is a light single-engine twin-seat aircraft. It was built in Nazi Germany for Luftwaffe. It was used as light liaisons and communication duties in World War II. Some were used for reconnaissance. After the war it was built under licence in France as Morane Saulnier MS-500 Criquet.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Mondey, David (1996). Axis Aircraft of World War II. Chancellor Press, London. ISBN 1851529667.