Nord Aviation (SNCAN) ? SNCAC NC.856 Norvigie

Observation / Liaison Aircraft

Nord NC.856 Norvigie © Renato Burkhart
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The SNCAC / SNCAN NC.856 Norvigie is a single-engine three-seat observation and liaison aircraft produced by the French manufacturer SNCAC, Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Centre, later by Nord Aviation / SNCAN, Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Nord.
The NC.856 Norvigie is a development of the SNCAC NC.853.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelSNECMA-Regnier 4L.04
Engine Power110 kW147 hp
Speed200 km/h108 kts
  124 mph
Range750 km405 NM
466 mi.
Empty Weight597 kg1.316 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight925 kg2.039 lbs
Wing Span12,05 m39 ft 6 in
Wing Area16,9 m²182 ft²
Length7,36 m24 ft 2 in
Height2,18 m7 ft 2 in
First Flight12.03.1949
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 115
Developed fromNC.853 / NC.854
Data for (Version)SNCAC NC.856 Norvigie