Thread: Fw-189 update
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Old 3rd August 2021, 21:56
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Re: Fw-189 update

One that I saw when first recovered and researched in detail with Finnish friends.

Not sure how it can be called a replica when you start with 95% of an original airframe. Most damaged section was the glasshouse but the center section, wings, fins and tailplane were all there. Both engines and cowlings. Booms also but a bit distorted.

As with the '190 A-5, there is a vast amount of original material. I would guess the stork and tactical markings on the fin would be retained unrestored and replaced.

I would like to see it restored. Whether flying or static. Been a long time - nearly 30 years!

I think it was also discovered it was used for testing in 1941 - I can't recall if Bremen or somewhere else. Something was sent to me years ago but I currently can't locate.


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