Fieseler Fi 156E
The Fieseler Fi 156E was produced in attempt to solve the problems caused by the small main wheels of the standard Storch. The single wheels were replaced with tandem-wheels connected by a pneumatic rubber track. Ten pre-production Fi 156 E-0s were built, and the new landing gear successfully reduced the damage caused by ruts and small obstructions on the ground, but no further production followed.
Aircraft of the Luftwaffe 1935-1945, Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage
Combines a good background history of the Luftwaffe with a comprehensive examination of its aircraft, from the biplanes of the mid 1930s to the main wartime aircraft and on to the seemingly unending range of experimental designs that wasted so much effort towards the end of the war. A useful general guide that provides an impressively wide range of information on almost every element of the Luftwaffe
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