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Specifications (Fw 189 A-1) General characteristics Crew: 3 Length: 12 m (39 ft 4 in) Wingspan: 18.4 m (60 ft 4 in) Height: 3.7 m (12 ft 0 in) Wing area: 38 m² (409 ft²) Empty weight: 2,680 kg (5,920 lb) Loaded weight: 3,950 kg (8,708 lb) Powerplant: 2× Argus As 410, 342 kW (465 PS - 459 hp) each Performance Maximum speed: 357 km/h at 2,600 m (222 mph at 8,530 ft) Range: 670 km (416 mi) Service ceiling: 8,400 m (27,550 ft) Rate of climb: 8.3 m/s (1,640 ft/min) Wing loading: 103.9 kg/m² (21.3 lb/ft²) Power/mass: 86.6 W/kg (0.053 hp/lb) Armament 2 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 17 machine guns mounted in the wing roots, firing forward 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine gun in dorsal position, flexible mount, firing rearwards 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 in rear cone, flexible mount, firing rearwards (optional) In later versions, MG 15 were replaced with 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 81Z twin-barrel machine gun 4 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs

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johnbr, Jun 6, 2011