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Falcon Models Wings of Fame FA724011
Fiesler Fi 156 Storch Diecast Model
ZKR.9 Independent Liason Aviation Flight, Poland, 1948

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Fiesler Fi 156 Storch   5.25"   7.75"

Fiesler Fi 156 Storch

Designed to meet a German military requirement for a liason and medical evacuation aircraft, the Fi 156 Storch, or "Stork" in English, was first flown in early 1937. The Storch's design is famous for its outstanding STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) performance. A variety of lift-enhancing and aerodynamic control features coupled with long-travel landing gear enable the aircraft to take-off and land at very low airspeeds and in extremely short distances. The aircraft saw use throughout Europe and North Africa during WWII where its ability to operate from the smallest and most rugged locations proved invaluable to the German military.

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Falcon Model's 1:72 scale Fi 156 Storch is a smartly constructed diecast model that correctly replicates the fragile, yet robust features of this aircraft. The ultra-thin fuselage is accurately recreated in near solid diecast metal and features a large multi-facetted cockpit canopy that provides an unobstructed view of the sparce interior. The long solid metal wings feature enhanced aerodynamic surfaces (slats) that run along the entire leading edge, plastic wing braces below and separately applied counter-weights on each aileron. The long legs of the landing gear are constructed in metal with supporting braces in plastic for scale replication.

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Falcon Models Wings of Fame

PLEASE NOTE: As of November 2014, Falcon Models have placed all production on hold as they move to a new factory. Although we do expect production to resume some time in 2015, we have no way of knowing exactly when this will happen. Feel free to place pre-orders as usual, but please be patient as all future release dates are subject to delay until further notice.

The Falcon Models "Wings of Fame" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Falcon Models "Wings of Fame" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic fixed ordnance loads.

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