Focke Wulf 190A-4 («Black 2», Werk Nr 142310) by Unteroffizier Helmut Brandt of the I./JG54 «Grunherz» was captured on 13 January 1943 after air fight and forced landing on the ice of Ladoga Lake.
Fighter-Bombe Fw-190 - the unique German fighter designed and started in mass production already during war.
Originally the airplane was projected under the radial engine, the standard became model Fw-190D with the V-shaped engine.
First prototype Fw-190 flown on June, 1939 - after experiments with engines BMW-139 and BMW-801 and wings of small and big span.
Fw-190A Has gone to a series with engine BMW-801 and with an big-span wing.
Fw-190A-O - pre-series aircrafts (40 fighters);
Fw-190A-1 - series aircrafts (100 fighters);
Fw-190A-2 (426 fighters) bore longer wings and reinforced armament;
Fw 190A-3 - Fighters - bombers (509 fighters) had other scheme of armament;
Fw-190A-4 (894 fighters) have supplied a system of forcing of the engine.
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|PE BMW-801D-2, hp
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|2 X 20-mm cannon in the wing and 2 X 7.92-mm machine guns under engine
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