The Fw 190 F was a dedicated ground attack version of the Fw 190 A. The most noticeable difference between the 190 F-8 and F-9 is the enlarged cowl ring fitted to the latter. It has also been believed that the 190 F-9 was fitted with a 14 blade cooling fan. However, new evidence reveals that this enlarged fan caused a significant performance reduction. Therefore, the earlier 12 blade could have been maintained for better performance. This variant is available in all three scales, the latest from Revell in 1/32nd scale.
EagleParts recommended: EP#21-32 Drop tank; EP#45-32 or EP#46-32 or EP#47-32 as indicated in text; EP#48-32 Main tire and wheel; EP#49-32 Gun Cowl; EP#50-32 Conversion set for BMW 801 TU engine; EP#51-32 Cockpit; and EP#52-32 Tail Wheel.
“White 2” Fw 190 A-9. Pilot: Unknown. W.Nr. 206000 III./KG(J) 27 Wels, Austria
“Black 11” Fw 190 F-8. Pilot: Unknown. Werknummer Unknown Luftflotte 4
“Yellow 13” Fw 190 F-8. Pilot: Unknown. W.Nr. 582304 II./SG 10 Neubiberg, Germany
“Black 3” Fw 190 F-8 Pilot: Fw. Eugen Lörcher Werknummer Unknown 5./SG 2 8 May 1945 Aufhausen, Germany