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Focke-Wulf Fw 190D  - 1:15 Scale

100% Scratch Built - Handcrafted Aluminum Model 

Built between 1990 and 1999 - Model engineering - Fully detailed Jumo 213 engine -

Fully detailed cockpit - Fuselage access hatches and doors that open and close -

MG 131 machine gun installation. Instructions for the opening of cowls and hatches.

Photos by Charles Austin

Forward fuel tank filler door

Natural metal model under construction

Model under construction

Model under construction

Complete model of the Fw190 D-9 with colors of JG301

Opening machine gun and engine cowl covers. Opening latch with tweezers

Tilts back until it rests on the windshield

View of the MG 131 machine gun installation

Carefully open the three latches underneath.

The hinged cowl covers are secured with mini-magnets

View of bottom showing engine cowl half open

Gently lift cowl cover

Hold cover and grasp support rod as shown

End of support rod placed in red notch on underside of raised engine cowl cover,

both sides

Overhead front view shows raised engine cowl covers in secured position, both sides

Front, underneath view shows engine and wheel well details

View showing cowl support rods in place

Gently grasp access door on vertical stabilizer, then swing open

Maintenance access hatch for rear fuselage

Refilling port for extra fuel tank or methanol tank

Rear fuel tank filler door

Radio access door

Access hatch oxygen bottle

Engine installation general view

Completed model

Completed model