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Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau GmbH

Aircraft Manufacturer




Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau GmbH

History

Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau GmbH was a aircraft manufacturer, The company was founded in Bremen on 23 October 1923 as Bremer Flugzeugbau AG by Prof. Henrich Focke, Georg Wulf and Dr. rer. pol. Werner Naumann. Almost immediately, they renamed the company Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG later Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau GmbH. Aircraft built by Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau GmbH include.

Aircraft Built

Focke-Wulf Fw 43 Falke (Falcon) was a three seat single engine high wing cabin tourer built in 1932 only one prototype built

Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz (Goldfinch) was a two seat single engine biplane trainer

Focke-Wulf Fw 47 was a two seat single engine parasol wing weather reporting aircraft built in 1932

Focke-Wulf Fw 55 was a two seat single engine high wing trainer

Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser (Falcon Hawk) was a single seat single engine high wing monoplane advanced trainer aircraft

Focke-Wulf Fw 57 was a three seat twin engine heavy fighter bomber. Focke-Wulf first all metal aircraft only two were built prototype

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

Focke-Wulf Fw 62 was a two seat single engine general purpose catapult launched biplane one prototype with twin floats and one prototype with central main float plus wingtips floats

Focke-Wulf Ta 152 was a single seat single engine fighter derived from Fw 190

Focke-Wulf Ta 153 was a single engine fighter development of Fw 190D project

Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito (Mosquito) was a two seat Twin engines night fighter

Focke-Wulf Fw 159 was a single seat single engine fighter with parasol wing to same specification as Ar 80, Bf 109 and He 112, 1935 only three built prototypes

Focke-Wulf Ta 183 was a single seat single turbojet with a stubby fuselage mid mounted wings sweptback slender fin sweptback fighter prototype

Focke-Wulf Fw 186 was a two seat jump start autogyro based on the Cierva C 30 only one built and tested prototype

Focke-Wulf Fw 187 Falke (Falcon) was a two seat twin engine low wing monoplane with a retractable tail wheel undercarriage and an extremely slim fuselage heavy fighter

Focke-Wulf Fw 189 Uhu (Owl) was a three seat twin engines twin boom reconnaissance and light bomber

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Wurger (Butcher Bird) was a single seat single engine low wing monoplane with a fully retractable undercarriage fighter

Focke-Wulf Fw 191 was a twin engines shoulder mounted wing advanced medium bomber only three prototypes built

Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Kondor (Condor) was a low wing monoplane of all metal construction reconnaissance, transport and bomber

Focke-Wulf Fw 206 was a twin engines medium range monoplane transport project derived from Fw 58

Focke-Wulf Fw 211 Original designation of Ta 154

Focke-Wulf Fw 254 was a two seat twin engine shoulder wing night fighter, improvement of the Ta 154C project

Focke-Wulf Fw 259 Project

Focke-Wulf Fw 272 Project

Focke-Wulf Fw 281 Project

Focke-Wulf Ta 283 was a single seat single engine low set wings the wings and cockpit were set well back fighter

Focke-Wulf Fw 300 was a four engine airliner transport and reconnaissance project

Focke-Wulf Fw 391 was a bomber project

Focke-Wulf Ta 400 was a six engine shoulder wing heavy bomber with twin fins and rudders prototype

Focke-Wulf Fw 491 was a project based on the Fw 191 and Fw 391 bombers

Focke-Wulf Fw Triebflügel was a experimental VTOL project

Major Internal Projects

Wulf Fw P.82114 Dive bomber with parasol wing
Wulf Fw P.222.001 High performance fighter
Wulf Fw P.222.004 Three seat day and night fighter with piston engine and turbojets
Wulf Fw P.222.010 All weather fighter similar to P.222.004
Wulf Fw P.222.018 High performance fighter
Wulf Fw P.0310.025.1006 Bad weather or high altitude fighter
Wulf Fw P.0310.224.20 Long range bombing and patrol aircraft
Wulf Fw P.0310.224.30 Long range bomber
Wulf Fw P.0310.225 Long range bomber with twin tail booms
Wulf Fw P.0310.237.2 High altitude fighter
Wulf Fw P.0310.251.13 Night and bad weather fighter with pusher propeller and turbojets
Wulf Fw P.413.001 High altitude fighter
Wulf Fw P.011.001 Jet fighter with twin tail booms and rocket boosting
Wulf Fw P.011.018 Jet fighter
Wulf Fw P.011.025 Jet fighter
Wulf Fw P.011.045 Two seat jet night fighter
Wulf Fw P.021.009 Propeller turbine powered fighter bomber
Wulf Fw P.? Rocket powered fighter
Wulf Fw Version A Jet bomber with sweptback wing
Wulf Fw Version B Jet bomber with delta wing
Wulf Fw Version C Jet bomber with sweptback wing


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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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