JANUARY 3, 1941 Focke-Wulf fighter pilot Budde and Corporal Bartels are overheard laughing and joking about their favourite wartime escapades before the former was shot down in the Battle of Britain and the latter was captured as British troops fell back towards Dunkirk in 1940.
What does FW stand for?
FW stands for Focke-Wulf (German aircraft manufacturer)
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303in Browning machine-guns mounted in wings Others involved RAF aircraft: Bristol Blenheim Mk1F and Mk 1VF Bristol Beaufighter Mk1 Boulton Paul Defiant Gloster Gladiator Luftwaffe aircraft: Messerschmitt ME109 E-1 and E-1/B, 109E-3, 109E-4, E-4/B and E-4/N, E-7 and E-7/ N, 109 F-1 Messerschmitt ME110C-4, C-4/B and C-5 Junkers JU88A-1 and A-5 Dornier D017M and P, 17Z-2 and 3, Dornier D018 D-1 Breguet 521 Bizerte Focke-Wulf Fw 200 C-3 Heinkel HE 111 H-2, H-3, and H-4 Heinkel He 111 P-1 Heinkel HE 115 B-1 and B-2 CAI -Corpo Aero Italiano (Italian Air Corps) contributed 170 aircraft from October 25 1940: Fiat BR.
In particular, the squadron of long-range Focke-Wulf Kondor or Kurier aircraft had been established near Bordeaux.
planes were intercepted and attacked by a group of German Focke-Wulfs, and Fisher's plane took a fatal hit.
German fighters such as the Focke-Wulf 190 acquitted themselves well against the famous British Spitfire.
I saw a Focke-Wulf aeroplane get shot down from my ship, the SS Rathlin.
Roe (Avro), Breguet, Curtiss, Caproni, Convair, Dewoitine, Douglas, Grumman, McDonnell, Fairchild, Fairey, Focke-Wulf, Handley-Page, Heinkel, Laughead (Lockheed brothers' original name), Ford, Hurel-Dubois, Messerschmitt, Maurane, North American, Nieuport, Latecoere, Polikarpov, Republic, Rockwell, Sopwith, Saunders-Roe, Spad, De Havilland, Supermarine, Vought--these illustrious names now belong to a long gone past.
RC FOCKE-WULF 190 PLANE - pounds 129 from iwantoneofthose.