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Focke-Wulf Fw 190


The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Würger is a German single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed by Kurt Tank in the late 1930s and widely used during World War II. Along with its well-known counterpart, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Fw 190 became the backbone of the Luftwaffe's Jagdwaffe. The twin-row BMW 801 radial engine that powered most operational versions enabled the Fw 190 to lift larger loads than the Bf 109, allowing its use as a day fighter, fighter-bomber, ground-attack aircraft and, to a lesser degree, night fighter.


  • Early development 

  • Variants 

  • Production 

  • Surviving aircraft and modern replicas 

  • Operators 

  • Specifications (Fw 190 A-8) 

  • Specifications (Fw 190 D-9)