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November 13 2017 at 9:50 PM
Chris Cowx  (Login crcowx)
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Response to Reportedly, the NASM Fw 190F-8 had three separate camouflage schemes.....

Was the final scheme on the plane and the one they restored it in. I believe it was initially built as an A-4, probably in a Mediterranean 79/76 scheme. Then rebuilt to F-8 standards in early '44.

I have to say, this was one well travelled and long lived airframe! It was done to F-8 standards in early '44 and then used in '44/'45 on the Eastern front. I am surprised it lasted that long and also that it was picked for evaluation, since it was such an old airframe. It seems to have lasted for at least two years when most such aircraft were lucky to last two months. Probably largely due to the German habit of rebuilding old aircraft.


PS: What was the third incarnation of this one?

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