© Michael Bykov
The FW 190F-3 from a squadron SchG1 of commander major A.Drushel, summer 1943 (Kursk fight).
Airplane Fw-190 was projected as a fighter, but already at stage of the project has been converted in attack aircraft Fw-190F.
The first attack modification with production deliveries to Luftwaffe at the end of 1942 Fw-190F-1 (about 30 airplanes) - version of the production fighter Fw-190A-5/U3 in turn basing model Fw-190А-4, but equipped a reinforced landing gear, additional armouring.
Then models Fw-190F-2 with the improved cabin (271 airplanes), Fw-190F-3 with the changed design of a wing (about 250 airplanes), Fw-190F-8 on basis Fw-190A-7 (385 airplanes) and Fw-190F-9 with the 2000-strong engine BMW-801TS/TH equipped with a turbocompressor have been issued.
All airplanes had the big number of versions.
|Wing span, m
|PE BMW-801D-2, hp
|Weight, kg: |
|Maximum takeoff weight
|Maximum speed, km/h
|Climb rate, m/min
|Service ceiling, m
|Service range, km
|2 X 20-mm cannon, 2 X 13-mm machine guns, external bomb load, kg
- "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
- "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
- "Fighter FW 190" /А. Rusetckiy/