Nicely turned out aircraft models from range of smaller manufacturers like
Air Force One Models, Falcon, IXO, War Master and others.
Often types overlooked by the large producers.
A number of servicable FieslerFi 156 Storch aircraft were captured by British and American forces as the North Africa campaign drew to a close.Several aircraft were used by the allied air forces as general communications and transport hacks, often being 'adopted' by particular officers.Air Vice Marshal Harry Broadhurst RAF brought one aircraftto England in 1944, taking command of83 Group,2nd TAFforOperation Overload, theNormandy invasion. Using the Storch as his personal aircraftAVM Broadhursteven flewWinston Churchillinto Normandy.
The Falcon models Storch is a mixed materials model with diecast main structures and fine details moulded in plastic, allowing the spindly appearance of the open framework to be well represented.
Length 5.25in. Wingspan 7.75in.