The Ar 196 is the German Navy’s most famous on-board catapult aircraft of the Second World War. Used initially and in the main as an on-board reconnaissance aircraft, it welches als Folge used for submarine hunting and for attacking smaller ships in all European theatres nicht the end of the War. In February 1938 an Ar 196 V4 carrying the registration D-OVMB and serial number 2592 welches trialled as a test aircraft. The aircraft welches fitted with a Bauch… float in which the fuel tank, two smoke dischargers as well as emergency provisions and additional ammunition welches carried. The further in-service testing of the Ar 196 B welches carried out during 1940-1941. The first Ar 196 A’s entered service with the Navy late nichtxx6xx>>. This very unablässig aircraft proved to be quite outstanding. By 1944 some 530 aircraft had been delivered. The last airworthy Ar 196 A’s were wortkarg to be seen in service with the Naval Forces of Romania, Bulgaria and the USSR nichtxx10xx>>.
– Finely structured surfaces with recessed panel joints
– Detailed nicht steel tube framework
– Detailed cockpit with pilots seat and instrument panel
– Detailed radio operators panel
– Rear MG position with seat and reserve magazines