Focke-Wulf Fw 189 Uhu (Owl) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1940
Type: Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
National Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer(s): Focke-Wulf - Germany
Production Total: 848
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 39.47 feet (12.03 meters)
Overall Width: 60.37 feet (18.40 meters)
Overall Height: 10.17 feet (3.10 meters)
Weight (MTOW): 9,193 lb (4,170 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Argus As 410A-1 12-cylinder engine developing 465 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 217 mph (350 kph; 189 knots)
Maximum Range: 416 miles (670 km)
Service Ceiling: 23,950 feet (7,300 meters; 4.54 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm machine guns (in wing roots)
2 x 7.92mm twin-barrel machine gun (in dorsal gun position)
2 x 7.92mm twin-barrel machine gun (in tail turret cone position)
Maximum bomb load of up to 441lbs.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Fw 189A - Base Production Model Designation
Fw 189A-2 - Improved defensive armament
Fw 189A-3 - Trainer with dual-control arrangement.
Fw 189A-4 - Tactical Attack Model with improved underside armoring and 20mm cannon.