The Arado Ar 196 was the most popular reconnaissance aircraft of the German Navy during World War II. The single-engine low wing had a cockpit crew of two people, the pilot and observer / gunner. In his time, the Ar 196 was a modern and progressive extension. The 9-cylinder radial engine BMW 132 delivered an output of 960 hp. The hull was designed for use aboard the German cruisers and battleships; the device could be launched directly from ships with a catapult and thanks to the folding wings was easy to stow aboard. Stan and Gneisenau both had 3 of these devices on board the Bismarck even four. The Ar 196 was used for reconnaissance flights over the sea and along the coast.
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