Focke-Wulf Fw 190

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Fw_190

Luftwaffe Nicknamed: ‘Würger’ - The Butcher Bird
Manufacturer Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AGgerman
Designed by Kurt Tank (1934 - 1935)
Type Single-seat Interceptor
Crew 1
Propulsion 1 x liquid-cooled, inverted V-12 engine
Engine Model Jumo 213A-1
Engine Power 1,324 kW (1,670 kW boosted) (1,776 hp (2,240 hp boosted))
Max level speed 710 km/hr at 11,000 m (440 mph mph at 36,000 ft)
Cruising speed 685 km/hr at 6,600 m (426 mph mph at 21,655 ft)
Initial climb rate 1,110 metres per minute (3,642 feet per minute)
Service Ceiling 11,300 metres (37,075 feet)
Range 837 kilometres (520 miles)
Empty Weight 3,490 kg (7,694 lbs)
Max. Takeoff Weight 4,840 kg (10,670 lbs)
Wing Span 10.51 m (34 ft 5.6 in)
Wing Area 18.3 m² (196.98 ft²)
Length 10.19 m (33 ft 5.3 in)
Height 3.96 m (11 ft 0.3 in)
Armament 1 x 30mm MK108 machine cannon through propeller hub
650 rounds per minute velocity: 520 metres per sec (1,705 ft/sec)
  2 x 13mm MG131 machine guns above engine
930 rounds per minute velocity: 750 metres per sec (2,461 ft/sec)
  2 x 20mm MG151/20 cannon in wing roots
720 rounds per minute velocity: 585 metres per sec (1,920 ft/sec)
  1x 1,100 lb (500 kg) bomb on external centreline
Data for version Fw 190 D-9
First combat mission September 1941 during Germany's Operation Cerberus
Final delivery (all variants) May 1945 (Germany)
Total production c. 20,000
ICAO Code FW90
Production Variants Fw 190 A0 to 10, Fw 190 B, Fw 190 C, Fw 190 D-9 to 13, Fw 190 F-1 to 9, Fw 190 G-1 to G-3