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The underwing 300-litre fuel tanks are hung from simplified Messerschmitt or Focke-Wulf pylons (Focke-Wuff, Bremen) 68 FOCKE-WULF Fw 190 FIGHTER-BOMBERS AND GROUND ATTACK 69 CHAPTER the first of the G-series that did not have a direct link to the original Fw 190A series faho conversions, although it did include some features tried out on the A-5/U13 modification standard. In layout it was based on the A-6 configuration, but was a stand-alone production version, with manufacture commencing during the summer of 1943.

665, possibly meaning 140665, which would make this a Focke-Wulf-built Fw 190A-4 (Focke-Wulf, Bremen) 56 FOCKE-WULF Fw 190 the Fw 190A-4/V1 (some of which featured the BMW 801C-2 engine due to low delivery of the 0-2 model), the V3 (with additional armour for ground attack work, which wa a forerunner of the Fw 190F-1) and the V8 (a longer-range fighterbomber, the forerunner of the Fw 190G-1). An underfu elage ET 501 stores rack was usually fitted, sometime in combination with other store attachments.

Some 13 0-11 production aircraft are thought to have been built, possibly from recycled Fw 190 -8 airframes at Langenhagen. The Fw 1900-12 was the first O-series production model to feature a weapon firing through the propeller spinner, this being a single 30 mm MK 108 cannon. A 20 mm MG 151 cannon was mounted in each wing-root. Three Versuchs aircraft (converted from A-8 airframes) pioneered the series, which was to be powered by a ]umo 213£ or F engine. One of these aircraft reached a very respectable 730 km/h at an altitude of 9150 m.

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