Please help With FW190 info

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  1. WW2wirelady

    WW2wirelady New Member

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    Hello-
    I'm helping in restoring an FW190 F-8/R1 I was wondering if anyone had recommendations on how to get pictures or schematics of the control panels and armaments. (I am having a hard time finding what I need on Google) I would love to get a hold of some books that are useful or maybe a actual manual. Any ideas and suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
     
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    tomo pauk Creator of Interesting Threads

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    For the starter - perhaps you might want to check out our Techincal section, where ther is a lot of manuals (not just for the 190): link.
    Hopefully our modelling members will also chime in.
     
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    There are several surviving Fw190F aircraft, perhaps you can contact one of the museums or private owners?
    They are:
    Flugplatz Museum, Cottbus, Germany
    Aeronautical Museum, Belgrad, Serbia
    Smithsonian NASM
    RAF Museum, Hendon, England
    Collings Foundation

    Another source would be Flug+Werk (Germany), who manufactures modern reproductions of the Fw190 (Fw190A), and may be able to provide very detailed information.
     
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    Thank you for your help Tomo pauk and GrauGeist. I will also post this in the technical section. Good info.
     
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    Where are you restoring this aircraft? There are many places you can get info from as the FW190 is studied very thoroughly by the allies and extensive information is available. please PM me and I can give you information to connect to people in the US that are experts on the aircraft.
     
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    11-cockpit-avion-Focke-Wulf-Fw-190-F-8.jpg
    I do not know if you have this photo, it is the Smithsonian F8 cockpit.
     
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