What kind of engine did the Fw 190 have?

BMW 801 C-1 engine
The Fw 190 A-1 was in production from June 1941. It was powered by the BMW 801 C-1 engine, rated at 1,560 PS (1,540 hp; 1,150 kW) for take-off.

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Are there any Fw 190 still flying?

Its first post restoration flight was on 1 or 2 December 2010. It is currently the only airworthy Fw 190 with an original BMW 801 engine.

Why was the Focke-Wulf 190 so fast?

The Fw 190 was also faster in the climb. If a Fw 190 was engaged by a Spitfire V, it could use its superior roll rate to enter a dive in the opposite direction. Its dive speed would enable it to clear the Spitfire.

How fast was the Focke-Wulf 190?

426 mph
Focke-Wulf Fw 190/Top speed

How many kills did the Fw 190 have?

Total losses by the end of June 1944 totalled 230 pilots killed and 88 wounded. Among the casualties was the 173-victory Fw 190 ace Emil Lang. 551 German fighters were shot down, with another 65 destroyed on the ground. A further 290 were damaged.

How did the Fw 190 differ from the a series?

They differed from later A-series Fw 190s in that they had shorter spinners, the armored cowling ring was a different shape, with a scalloped hinge on the upper, forward edge of the upper engine cowling, and the bulges covering the interior air intakes on the engine cowlings were symmetrical “teardrops”.

What kind of aircraft was the Lavochkin La 7?

The Lavochkin La-7 (Russian: Лавочкин Ла-7) was a piston-engined Soviet fighter developed during World War II by the Lavochkin Design Bureau (OKB). It was a development and refinement of the Lavochkin La-5, and the last in a family of aircraft that had begun with the LaGG-1 in 1938.

When did the Focke Wulf 190 A-1 come out?

Fw 190 A-0s or A-1s of an unknown unit. The Fw 190 A-1 rolled off the assembly lines in June 1941. The first few models were shipped to the Erprobungsstaffel (formerly from II./JG 26 Schlageter) for further testing.

Why was the BMW 801 used in the Fw 190?

In an attempt to increase airflow over the tightly cowled engine, a 10-blade fan was fitted at the front opening of the redesigned cowling and was geared to be driven at 3.12 times faster than the propeller shaft’s speed. This quickly became standard on the Fw 190 and nearly all other German aircraft powered by the BMW 801.

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