HobbyBoss PE-2 and Fw190D-10

Two new WWII aircraft model kits have been announced by HobbyBoss for May 2013:

  • ITEM #80296 — Soviet PE-2 Bomber, 1:72th Scale
  • ITEM #81717 — Focke Wulf Fw 190D-10, 1:48th Scale

ITEM #80296 -- Soviet PE-2 Bomber, 1:72th Scale ITEM #81717 -- Focke Wulf Fw 190D-10, 1:48th Scale
 

Fw 190 D-9 Weapons

Weapons diagram from the German Fw 190 D-9 Flugzeug-Handbuch, November 1944:

I. Beschreibung der Schußwaffenanlage der Baureihe D-9

A. Allgemeines

FW 190 D-9 Fighter Weapons -- Machine Guns and Cannon

Abb. 1: Gesamtbild der Schußwaffenanlage

Eduard Yak-3 and More

Upcoming WWII kits from Eduard:Liberator B. Mk.VI in CBI: 1/72nd Limited Edition, Kit No. 2110  —  Yak-3: 1/48th Scale, ProfiPack Edition, Kit. No. 8089  —  Fw 190D-9: 1/48 Weekend Edition, Kit No. 84100

Eduard Liberator Kit Yak-3 Russian Fighter Eduard Model Kit FW-190-D9
 

FW-190 near Frankfurt

U.S. Brig. Gen. George C. McDonald stands in front of a German FW-190 fighter captured near Frankfurt, Germany. (U.S. Air Force Photo)

Luftwaffe Fw 190 Black-and-white Photo 1945

U.S. Air Force Photo


 

Mistel

Luftwaffe Mistel Ju-88 and Fw-190

U.S. Air Force Photo

A U.S. soldier examines a captured German Mistel aircraft created from a Fw 190 fighter mounted atop a Ju 88 bomber in May 1945. (U.S. Air Force Photo)
 

Captured FW190 Film

Russian training film on the German Focke-Wulf FW190 showing the FW190’s main features, armament, and flight performance: