Fw-190 vs Bf-109

Fw 190 Würger versus Messerschmitt Bf 109

Airplane Fw 190 Würger Messerschmitt Bf 109
Country Germany Germany
Type of aircraft Fighter MR Fighter
First Flight 1939 1935
Introduction 1941 1937
Crew 1 1
Number built 20000 34000

Airplanes dogfight compare

Lethality points 76 115
Lethality level High Very High
Firing Time pts (main gun) 22 7
Firing Time pts (secondary guns) 36 22
Firing Time pts (total) 58 29
Main gun Rate of fire (round/min) 900 900
Main gun Effective range (yd) 2000 2000
Main gun Effective range (m) 1829 1829
Turn Radius (No flaps) 888 703
Turn Radius (Full flaps) 671 533
Speed/Accele./Agility pts 45 58
Acceleration (0-150 ft (ft/s)) 10,20 7,60
Acceleration (0-150 ft (m/s)) 3,11 2,32
Acceleration (250-300 ft (ft/s)) 25,70 17,40
Acceleration (250-300 ft (m/s)) 7,83 5,30
Wing Loading (lb/sq ft) 50 40
Wing Loading (kg/sq m) 244 195
Max Power/mass (hp/lb) 0,241 0,268
Max Power/mass (hp/kg) 0,532 0,591
Min Power/mass (hp/lb) 0,157 0,193
Min Power/mass (hp/kg) 0,347 0,426
Climb Rate (ft/min) 2950 3400
Climb Rate (m/min) 899 1036

Fw-190 vs Bf-109Airplanes Size/Power/Specs

Length (ft) 29,50 28,67
Length (m) 8,99 8,74
Width (ft) 34,50 32,35
Width (m) 10,52 9,86
Height (ft) 12,20 11,15
Height (m) 3,72 3,40
Wing Area (sq ft) 197 173
Wing Area (sq m) 18,3 16,1
Empty Weight (lb) 7050 4400
Empty Weight (kg) 3198 1996
Max. Take Off (lb) 10800 6100
Max. Take Off (kg) 4899 2767
Engine Power (hp) 1700 1180
Engine 1 × BMW 801 D-2 1 x Daimler-Benz DB 605A
Max Speed (mph) 408 397
Max Speed (km/h) 657 639
Max Speed (Mach) 0,54 0,52
Max Range (miles) 500 680
Max Range (km) 805 1094
Service Ceiling (ft) 37500 36505
Service Ceiling (m) 11430 11127

Airplanes armament and equipment

2 x 13mm machine guns
2 x 20mm cannonsExternal payload of up to 1,102lbs (500kg) 
1 x cannon in propeller hub
2 to 4 x 7.9mm machine guns in engine cowling or wings
2 x cannons in underwing gunpods.
External drop bombs and air-to-air rockets (later production)

 

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