Focke Wulf FW190A (Olive)

Focke Wulf FW190A  (Olive)
Focke Wulf FW190A  (Olive) Focke Wulf FW190A  (Olive)
Brand: VQ Models
Product Code: Aircraft Focke Wulf FW190A (Olive) VQA045
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Focke Wulf 190A (Olive) VQA045

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 W├╝rger (Shrike) was a German Second World War single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed by Kurt Tank in the late 1930s. Powered by a radial engine, the 190 had ample power and was able to lift larger loads than its well-known counterpart, the Messerschmitt Bf 109. The 190 was used by the Luftwaffe in a wide variety of roles, including day fighter, fighter-bomber, ground-attack aircraft and, to a lesser degree, night fighter.

When the Fw 190 started flying operationally over France in August 1941, it quickly proved itself to be superior in all but turn radius to the Royal Air Force's main front-line fighter, the Spitfire Mk. V. The 190 wrested air superiority away from the RAF until the introduction of the vastly improved Spitfire Mk. IX in July 1942 restored qualitative parity. The Fw 190 made its air combat debut on the Eastern Front in November/December 1942. Though Soviet pilots considered the Bf 109 the greater threat, the Fw 190 made a significant impact. The fighter and its pilots proved just as capable as the Bf 109 in aerial combat, and in the opinion of German pilots who flew both, provided increased firepower and maneuverability at low to medium altitude.

The Fw 190 became the backbone of the Jagdwaffe (Fighter Force), along with the Bf 109. On the Eastern Front, the Fw 190 was versatile enough to use in Schlachtgeschwader (Battle Wings or Strike Wings), specialised ground attack units which achieved much success against Soviet ground forces. As an interceptor, the Fw 190 underwent improvements to make it effective at high altitude, enabling it to maintain relative parity with its Allied opponents. The Fw 190A series' performance decreased at high altitudes (usually 6,000 m (20,000 ft) and above), which reduced its effectiveness as a high-altitude interceptor, but this problem was mostly rectified in later models, particularly in the Junkers Jumo 213 inline-engine Focke-Wulf Fw 190D series, which was introduced in September 1944. In spite of its successes, it never entirely replaced the Bf 109.

The Fw 190 was well liked by its pilots. Some of the Luftwaffe's most successful fighter aces claimed a great many of their kills while flying it, including Otto Kittel, Walter Nowotny and Erich Rudorffer.

Features:

Fully covered in weathered detail

All balsa and lite-ply construction
Fiberglass cowling

Hand painted pilot

Control surfaces pre-hinged and installed

 

Specifications:

Wingspan: 62.2"
Fuselage: 44.1"
Weight: ~ 5.9 - 6.4 lbs
Engine req: .46 - .50 (2 stroke), .70 (4 stroke)
Radio req: 5 channels, w/6 servos

 

Includes:

 Wheels

Servo trays,
Engine mounts

  Fuel tank

Fiberglass cowling
Spinner

Decals and all hardware.


Additional Items you need to purchase


Radio System (Transmitter, Receiver, Servos)
 
Power System (Brushless Power or nitro),
 
Battery Pack, Glue, Silicone Fuel Line (for nitro engine, Fuel, and electric starter)
 
 

YES! we can freight this item.

Because of the Carton Sizes of model aircraft we need to obtain a quotation for the courier charges, please email us with the aircraft required and your post code. The price we obtain is including the courier charges and insurance values. Include your engine/motor, batteries, servos etc. and we will package them into the same box. If you are happy with the quotation supplied we place your package deal live onto our website, email you with the location and leave it live for 24 hours for you to complete the sale.

This way we personalise the package just for you.

 

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