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Title:
Focke-Wulf FW 190
Author:
Caygill, Peter.
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Publication Information:
Shrewsbury : Airlife, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
96 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781840373660
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A useful introductory source for enthusiasts and modellers seeking detailed references to the design and history of the Focke-Wulf FW 190. Why was this World War II German piston-engined fighter conceived? What was it like to fly on a mission? Who designed it and who became famous for flying it?


Table of Contents

Fw 190 Timelinep. 4
Chapter 1 Focke-Wulf Fw 190: Prototypes and Developmentp. 5
Chapter 2 Operational History: 190s in Combatp. 21
Chapter 3 Fw 190 People: Engineers and Acesp. 37
Chapter 4 Accomplishments: Flying the Fw 190p. 53
Chapter 5 Multi-role Fighter: Versions and Variantsp. 69
Appendicesp. 87
1 Fw 190 Weapons and Systems
2 Technical Specifications
3 Fw 190 Production
4 Museum Aircraft and Survivors
5 Fw 190 Models, Decals and Parts
6 Fw 190 Books
Indexp. 96