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FW-190 A-8 ( 79.24 in. / 201.3 cm )

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FW-190 A-8

FW-190 A-8

The Fw 190 A-8 sits at a high battle rating, close to the Spitfire LF Mk. IX and La-7B-20, both of which are vastly superior planes overall. It frequently faces Tempests, F8F-1s, P-51D variants, Griffon Spitfires and F4U-1C's. Unfortunately, the A-8 is by large worse than all of these planes, but it still possesses some unique advantages and if piloted correctly is capable of dishing out death. However, these advantages are quite predictable and easily nullified by an attentive opponent.
Pros: Great roll rate, great energy retention, heavy armament, plenty of ammunition, well armored from the front
Cons: for turn rate, low elevator response at low to medium speeds, maneuverability at low speeds is poor, bad climb rate for a Fw 190.

This model of the Focke Wulf 190 A-8 was designed by Dave Platt who has over 60 years of model aircraft design. Mr. Platt notes on the plans that these plans do not include scale detail, but recommends other sources for rescaled detail references. The plans show what looks like complete fuselage formers and wing ribs as well as some detail on the assembly of this FW 190-A8. The Super Tigre 2500 shown on the plans was discontinued approximately 10 years ago but other nitro engines with 25cc or 1.5 cubic inches with this displacement are readily available from today's local hobby shops are online. Gas powered engines and or maybe even an electric motor could be as suitable alternative.

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Sources: http://wiki.warthunder.com/index.php?title=Fw_190_A-8
Sources: http://www.daveplattmodels.com/
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ID: 81051
File Size: 5.1 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 79.24 in. / 201.3 cm
Weight:7.711 Grams
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Added: 26/03/2015 23:31
Updated: 12/02/16 01:12:38am
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:81051
Keywords:Focke Wulf German Nazi fighter bomber attack single engined single seat Luftwaffe World War II scale
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 79.24 in. / 201.3 cm
Wingspan Class:200cm-To-260cm (79in-To-102in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:7.711 Grams
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Restorer:nickng JPM
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