Focke Wulf Fw 190 

BREMEN, GERMANY
Perhaps the most feared of all German World War II fighters, Focke Wulf's extraordinary Fw 190 was a fearsome and deadly opponent. Fast, extremely agile, and well armed, the Fw 190 was a match for any Allied fighter in the sky, particularly in its later versions. Somewhat resembling the United States' Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, the Fw 190 was smaller, lighter, and
aerodynamically more refined. Surprisingly, the Fw 190 was not built by any other country after the war, unlike its Messerschmitt Me 109 stablemate. Few Fw 190s survive today and none are known to be flyable. 

 

SPECIFICATIONS:
Country: Germany
Manufacturer: Focke Wulf
Designation: Fw 190
Type: Fighter
Service Dates: 1939 to 1945
Length: 29'-0"
Wingspan: 34'-5.5"
Height: 13'-0"
Empty Weight: 7,000 lbs
Gross Weight: 9,750 lbs
Maximum Speed: 408 mph
Maximum Range: 500 miles
Maximum Altitude: 37,403 ft
Number of Crew: 1
Engine Type: Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer: BMW
Engine Designation: 801D x 1
Engine Horsepower: 1,700 hp

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