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Fieseler Fi-156 Storch

10.6k MrTyTheGreat  3.3 years ago
Auto Credit Based on MrTyTheGreat's Fieseler Storch

The Fieseler Fi-156 "Storch" was a two-seat German STOL aircraft built by Fieseler from 1937 to 1949. The aircraft is famous for having very good STOL performance. The aircraft proved its abilities in Operation Eiche, 1943, where it famously rescued Benito Mussolini from a mountain top.

Boring history aside, I tried to replicate the actual performance of this plane in SimplePlanes, and it's as close as I could get it.

Controlling:

Stall Speed: 25mph

Max Speed: ~90mph

Takeoff Speed: ~45mph

VTOL: Flaps

Tested on LOW physics setting.

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Fieseler Storch
  • Successors 1 airplane(s) +28 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 57.6ft (17.6m)
  • Length 40.0ft (12.2m)
  • Height 14.6ft (4.4m)
  • Empty Weight N/A
  • Loaded Weight 2,306lbs (1,046kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.65
  • Wing Loading 0.9lbs/ft2 (4.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,645.2ft2 (245.7m2)
  • Drag Points 7161

Parts

  • Number of Parts 254
  • Control Surfaces 19
  • Performance Cost 812
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    90 Hdjeie

    This is good I can use it for relax flying

    one month ago
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    Takes off at 40 mph

    This is beyond science

    3.0 years ago
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    150 jbowen

    I would love to see one in real life!

    +1 3.3 years ago
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    10.6k MrTyTheGreat

    @ShiptyTheLucario
    Not all Storchs had them, and turrets are pretty much useless in game.

    3.3 years ago
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    why is everyone forgetting the rear mounted MG-15

    3.3 years ago
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    10.6k MrTyTheGreat

    @EternalDarkness
    Thanks. Probably should've spent more time on the elevators, but I'm really bad at wings, so the tips are as good as they can get for now. I don't think that the wing loading is accurate, because about 4 wings on this don't produce any lift at all. I really just went for a similar STOL performance that was fun to fly. Thanks for the feedback, however, it does help!

    3.3 years ago
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    Nice looking build, but not quite Fi-156. Window panels of Fi-156 extend beyond trailing edges of wings, wingtips are more rounded, and so are elevator tips, and it's smaller. Also, wing loading is 10% of what it should be and drag is, I believe, way too high.

    3.3 years ago
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    10.6k MrTyTheGreat

    @Chancey21
    If found that STOLs are the only shape of airplane that I can build. :P

    +2 3.3 years ago
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    Nice!

    3.3 years ago
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    68.0k Chancey21

    I am a simple man, If it’s STOL, I Spotlights@MrTyTheGreat

    +1 3.3 years ago
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    10.6k MrTyTheGreat

    Thanks! @Chancey21

    3.3 years ago