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Old 26th March 2010, 17:52
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Hello!
I am looking for a Fw190 A-8 main tag. Does anyone know where or how to find one?
Would also someone know what they looked like and where on the fuselage it was installed? If anyone had a photo that would be great!

Grateful for any help!

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Old 26th March 2010, 18:46
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Re: Fw190 A-8 main tag

Fw190 main tags are represented by several 4-sided and 6-sided styles; some examples may be found here (thank you Andrew):

http://fw190.hobbyvista.com/plates.htm

There was considerable variation in the information on the plates - both as made (i.e., nomenclature etched on manufactured blank plates) and as used (i.e., aircraft-specific entries stamped in during production).

The plates were riveted to the exterior of the fuselage on the left side in the vicinity of the Balkenkreuz. A careful look at period photos will reveal the plates when not painted over (as often was the case).
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