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Focke-Wulf Fw 58

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Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite) Trainer, transport

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Production Data

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Manufacturer: Focke-Wulf
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Trainer, transport

Crew: 2 men
Length: 14 m
Wingspan: 21 m
Wing area: 47 m²
Height: 4.3 m
Empty: 2,400 kg
Loaded: 3,600 kg
Engine: 2 × Hirth Motoren HM 508D 8 cylinder air cooled inverted Vee engine producing up to 244 hp each
Maximum speed: 242 km/h
Range: 800 km
Service ceiling: 5,600 m
Armament:
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in nose
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in dorsal position
Bomb load up to
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Hungary, Netherlands, Romania
Variants:
Fw 58 V-1
Fw 58 V-2
Fw 58 V-3
Fw 58 V-4
Fw 58B
Fw 58 B-1
Fw 58 B-2
Fw 58C
Fw 58W seaplane version

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History

The Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite) was a four seat twin engine low wing monoplane trainer and transport

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Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite) Trainer, transport picture 2
Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite) Trainer, transport picture 3
Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite) Trainer, transport picture 4

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Sources

The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

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