Focke-Wulf Fw 189

1938 reconnaissance aircraft family by Focke-Wulf

The Focke-Wulf Fw 189 was a twin-engine military aircraft. It was flown during World War II by the Luftwaffe (the German air force), who used it mainly for reconnaissance. The plane was built in Germany by Focke-Wulf Aircraft Company. It had a crew of three people. The 189 was built of wood and metal. It was nicknamed Uhu, or owl in English.

Focke-Wulf Fw 189
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Role Reconnaissance aircraft
National origin Nazi Germany.
Manufacturer Focke-Wulf
First flight 1938
Introduction 1940
Status Out of order
Primary user Luftwaffe.
Produced Out of production.
Number built 864

BibliographyEdit

  • Mondey, David (1996). Axis Aircraft of World War II. Chancellor Press, London. ISBN 1851529667.