Fi 158
The Fi 158 at Kassel-Waldau Airfield
Role Research aircraft
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Fieseler Flugzeugbau Kassel
First flight 9 March 1938
Number built 1
Developed from Fieseler Fi 157

The Fieseler Fi 158 was a civilian research aircraft designed and built in Germany from 1938.

Design and development

Designed as a manned version of the Fi 157 radio-controlled drone, the Fi 158 was a low-winged monoplane built largely of wood, with retractable tailwheel undercarriage and twin fins and rudders, with the crew sat in tandem in an enclosed cabin. Limited flight testing was carried out before the prototype was destroyed in an air raid.

Specifications (Fi 158 V1)

Data from Aircraft of the Third Reich [1]

General characteristics




  1. ^ Green, William (2010). Aircraft of the Third Reich. Vol. 1 (1st ed.). London: Aerospace Publishing Limited. p. 324. ISBN 978 1 900732 06 2.