Focke Wulf FW-190 Butcher Bird from HobbyKing

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The H-King Focke Wulf FW-190 is molded in all EPO foam and has a host of features that will make any scale enthusiast happy. Arriving in a plug and fly configuration, minimal work is required to get the FW-190 into the air. We have done the difficult work of installing the motor, servos, retracts, and even LED lights for you. Simply complete final assembly, program your radio, and fly. Scale details include retractable landing gear like any good warbird should have, a sliding canopy, faux machine gun and other scale parts. The working split flaps have been updated. The scale 3 blade propeller rounds out the authentically look of the model.

The Focke-Wulf FW 190 Shrike or Butcher Bird was a German single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed by Kurt Tank in the late 1930s and widely used during World War II. Powered by a radial engine in most versions, the Fw 190 had ample power and was able to lift larger loads than the Messerschmitt Bf 109. The Fw 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. 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.

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, especially at low and medium altitudes. The 190 maintained superiority over Allied fighters until the introduction of the Spitfire Mk. IX in July 1942.

The FW-190 is very light for a model this size, so if this is your first larger warbird, have no fear, she's a real pussycat. That said, push the throttle to the stops, this Focke Wolfe and this bird comes alive. Climbing to intercept the Allied fighters in a hurry. Coming in for a landing, the flaps, light wing loading, and large propeller disk slow the model down to settle in for nice 3 point or main gear landings.

Features:
• Tough EPO construction
• Plug and Fly format, simply add a battery and receiver!
• Large size ideal for stable flying in a variety of weather conditions
• Upgraded 6S motor for powerful verticals and dog fighting maneuvers
• Retractable landing gear with strut covers
• Big split flaps to increase lift for slower landings
• LED Navigation lights pre-installed
• Sliding canopy
• Large removable battery hatch
• Bolt-on tail, no glue required
• Auxiliary fuel tank included

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Focke-Wulf Fw 190


Focke-Wulf Fw 190

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Würger (English: Shrike) 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 (Fighter Force). 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.

The Fw 190A started flying operationally over France in August 1941, and quickly proved superior in all but turn radius to the Royal Air Force's main front-line fighter, the Spitfire Mk. V, particularly at low and medium altitudes. The 190 maintained superiority over Allied fighters until the introduction of the improved Spitfire Mk. IX. In November/December 1942, the Fw 190 made its air combat debut on the Eastern Front, finding much success in fighter wings and specialised ground attack units called Schlachtgeschwader (Battle Wings or Strike Wings) from October 1943 onwards.

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. From the Fw 190's inception, there had been ongoing efforts to address this with a turbosupercharged BMW 801 in the B model, the much longer-nosed C model with efforts to also turbocharge its chosen Daimler-Benz DB 603 inverted V12 powerplant, and the similarly long-nosed D model with the Junkers Jumo 213. Problems with the turbocharger installations on the -B and -C subtypes meant only the D model entered service, in September 1944. While these "long nose" versions gave the Germans parity with Allied opponents, they arrived too late to affect the outcome of the war.

The Fw 190 was well-liked by its pilots. Some of the Luftwaffe's most successful fighter aces claimed many of their kills while flying it, including Otto Kittel, Walter Nowotny and Erich Rudorffer. The Fw 190 provided greater firepower than the Bf 109 and, at low to medium altitude, superior manoeuvrability, in the opinion of German pilots who flew both fighters. It was regarded as one of the best fighter planes of World War II.



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Winspan: 1600mm (63 in)
Length: 1350mm (53.1 in)

Weight: 3300 g (7.3 lbs)

Wingspan: 1600mm
Length: 1350mm
Weight: 3300g
Servo: 4 x 9g, 2 x 12g, 2 x 40g
ESC: 60A
Motor: 5060 290KV Brushless Outrunner

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6 Channel Transmitter and Receiver
6S 22.2V 4000mAh 40C LiPo Battery

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