has provided a well thought out designed model. It allows for an A8, A8/R2 and
A8/R8 version of this fine fighter. This series was armed with 4x20mm cannon,
13mm mg, firing alignment device and a methanol water injector. It was the most
numerous model of the Fw-190 produced.
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paints used were Tamiya AS-3, AS-4,
AS-4 and Model Master Flat Black. The
kit provides for canopy masks which worked very well.
Kit decals were used to create Unteroffizier Willi Maximowitz’s Sturm
IV, JG3 Salzwedel from June of 1944, possibly deployed briefly at Normandy, is
identified by the “Winged U” badge and the wavy bar marking. Unofficially
his tally was 25 of which 15 were “heavies”.
Maximowitz failed to return from an Eastern Front sortie on
April 20, 1945
instructions and Osprey’s Aircraft of the Aces #9, Focke-Wulf FW190 Aces of
the Western Front