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  • Peter
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    • Jan 2000
    • 12483

    FW190 landing incident in Arizona Yesterday Pilots OK

    Saw this online
    This looks pretty bad ..hopefully it can be rebuilt to fly..

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/3758565...n/photostream/
    Cheers,Peter
    "Merlins always drip oil, when they don't....worry!"
  • hampden98
    Rank 5 Registered User
    • Sep 2009
    • 2505

    #2
    Oh wow, that does look sad. Is that a replica or the real thing?

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    • David Burke
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      • Jan 2000
      • 10010

      #3
      Looks like the Flug Werke FW-190 with the R2600 in it.

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      • Peter
        Moderator
        • Jan 2000
        • 12483

        #4
        I think your right David, thankfully the prop blades were wood which should have kept the engine damage to a minimal.. Hopefully it can be rebuilt as it is neat to see this type in the air!
        Cheers,Peter
        "Merlins always drip oil, when they don't....worry!"

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        • Newforest
          Rank 5 Registered User
          • Apr 2005
          • 8843

          #5
          N190DK lives in Kingman, AZ but that background does not look like Kingman.
          http://www.flightmemory.com/ I have been round the world 11.83 times!

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          • Clint Mitchell
            Rank 5 Registered User
            • Dec 2010
            • 204

            #6
            Looks like Dan Kirkland's FlugWerk WNr.990019/Fw190A-5, WNr.1134?
            Luftwaffe Research Group

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            • Peter
              Moderator
              • Jan 2000
              • 12483

              #7
              Yes according to a thread on WIX forum it is Dan's plane..
              Cheers,Peter
              "Merlins always drip oil, when they don't....worry!"

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              • David Burke
                Rank 5 Registered User
                • Jan 2000
                • 10010

                #8
                It does seem that Flug Werke will need to be investigating having a further batch of wings built.

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                • Mike J
                  Senior Member
                  • Jan 2000
                  • 3241

                  #9
                  Originally posted by David Burke View Post
                  Looks like the Flug Werke FW-190 with the R2600 in it.
                  David, Dan Kirkland's FW has an ASh-82 fitted, in common with most of the type. Frasca's has an R-2800, but none that I'm aware of have an R-2600 fitted.

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                  • Mike J
                    Senior Member
                    • Jan 2000
                    • 3241

                    #10
                    Originally posted by Newforest View Post
                    N190DK lives in Kingman, AZ but that background does not look like Kingman.
                    I believe it is based at Costa Mesa

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                    • David Burke
                      Rank 5 Registered User
                      • Jan 2000
                      • 10010

                      #11
                      Cheers Mike -I saw the intake and didnt recognise it as an Ash !

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                      • Chad Veich
                        Rank 5 Registered User
                        • Jan 2000
                        • 537

                        #12
                        Originally posted by Mike J View Post
                        I believe it is based at Costa Mesa
                        The accident ocurred in Casa Grande, home to Gosshawk Aviation which has becomes something of a specialist in 190 resto work.

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                        • Mike J
                          Senior Member
                          • Jan 2000
                          • 3241

                          #13
                          I've no idea why I wrote Costa Mesa, I of course meant Casa Grande. Thanks for the correction Chad.

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                          • Propstrike
                            Rank 5 Registered User
                            • Mar 2004
                            • 3919

                            #14
                            I imagine the landing might have been rather less fraught had there been just one pilot in the cockpit. It is, after all, configured as a single seater.

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                            • Wyvernfan
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                              • Oct 2007
                              • 5764

                              #15
                              Originally posted by David Burke View Post
                              It does seem that Flug Werke will need to be investigating having a further batch of wings built.

                              Indeed. Looks like the starboard landing gear has punched through the upper wing surface... resulting in a very non-original stance.
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