Henschel Hs 126 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1937
Type: Two-Seat Light Observation / Reconnaissance Aircraft
National Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer(s): Henschel Flugzeugwerke A.G. - Nazi Germany
Production Total: 100
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 35.76 feet (10.9 meters)
Overall Width: 47.57 feet (14.50 meters)
Overall Height: 12.47 feet (3.80 meters)
Weight (Empty): 4,475 lb (2,030 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 6,834 lb (3,100 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Bramo 323 9-cylinder radial piston engine developing 850 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 221 mph (356 kph; 192 knots)
Maximum Range: 621 miles (1,000 km)
Service Ceiling: 27,986 feet (8,530 meters; 5.30 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,800 feet-per-minute (549 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm MG 17 machine gun in fixed, forward-firing mounting.
1 x 7.92mm MG 15 machine gun on trainable mounting.
Up to 330lb of conventional drop stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Croatia; Estonia; Nazi Germany; Greece; Spain
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Hs 126 - Base Series Designation
Hs 126A-1 - Major production model