Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Focke-Wulf Fw 44



Moment of partial touch-down of Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz [goldfinch] two-seat biplane trainer ?G+AD (possibly CG+AD), powered by a Siemens Sh 14 radial engine. Aircraft appears to be painted in dark green camouflage, with undersides in 65 and a yellow fuselage band.

This Fw 44 was photographed during the final four years of the war; location unknown. The inscription on the back of the photograph simply reads: Landung im Schnee [snow landing]. (Fischer collection)

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