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Technical information
Length: 7,7 m Wingspan: 10,5 m
Height: 3,55 m Wing area: 14 m2
Empty weight: 695 kg Max. start weight: 995 kg
Max. speed: 278 km/hr Climbing speed: - m/min
Cruising speed: - km/hr    
Range: 400 km Service ceiling: 6200 m
Engine type: One 240 hp Argus 10C.
Crew: One aviator
Armament: None


The aircraft was left behind by the Germans at air base Twenthe. It was in good condition and mainly used for aerobatics by capt. Sipkes.

Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser, registratie LSK111.
Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser, registratie LSK111.
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Focke-Wulf FW-56 Stösser



Serial Construction nr. Date in service Date out of service Notes


1/72nd Scale


  • Heller
    • Kit XX: A injection moulded kit.


IMG 2495

A model of the Focke-Wulf FW-56 Stösser, built summer 2015. The kis used is the old Heller kit in 1.72nd scale; decals originate from Dutch Decal set 72052

IMG 2496


Modelling add-on

  • Falcon
    • Set VAX 28: Luftwaffe part 5: Canopies for BF109F/G, Hs129, Me262A, HS123, Fw56, Ju88,...


  • Dutch Decal
    • Set 72052: Decalset for Curtiss H-75A-7 Hawk (two versions); Lockheed 212 (one version); Focke-Wulf FW-56 Stösser LSK-111 and North American NA-27 997.

1/48th Scale


  • HaPM Ltd
    • Kit 48-011 : Injection moulded kit of Focke Wulf FW56 Stösser

Modelling add-on

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  • Dutch Decal
    • Set 48042: Decalset Sea Hawk Kon Marine, Hunter KLu, Swordfish FAA, and FW56 Stosser LSK).


The aircraft was painted in overall grey, RLM 63, it carried a red arrow on both sides of the fuselage.

Scheme Colour name RLM-nr FS number Humbrol XtraColor Revell Vallejo Model Color Vallejo Model Air
Standard #1 Overall Hell-grau RLM 63 36275  mix: 5*34 + 1*156 + 1*64 X221 36176 (Aqua)
32176 (emamel)

Check www.paint4models.com for an extensive conversion table with lots of colour and paint systems.

Colour scheme FockeWulf FW56 Stösser.



KLu Vliegtuigen: De vliegtuigen van de Koninklijke Luchtmacht vanaf 1913 Wim Schoenmaker & Thijs Postma Pag. 96 1987 Uitgeverij De Alk, Alkmaar
AVIA: 34e jaargang nummer 12: Vliegtuig-Informatie: Nederlandse Focke-Wulfs Thijs Postma & F. Zandvliet Pag. 398 - 399 1975 Uitgevers Wyt, Rotterdam