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My name is Simon Schatz and I'm from Vienna / Austria. I'm a hobby aviation illustrator and historian. In 'normal' life I'm a technical employee in an architect's office. In 2002 my first aircraft profile, a Focke Wulf Fw 190 A-8, was published in an aviation book. Since then many more of my color profiles were published around the globe. Here I want to show you a small selection of these color profiles. Hope you enjoy the visit. I would appreciate getting comments and critiques regarding my artwork. Please use the comments buttons below the posts, or just write me an email: simon_der_flieger (at) yahoo (dot) de

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This website is dedicated to show planes flown by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. It's a source for historians, modellers and aviation enthusiasts. The planes at that time had swastikas on their tails. I just use them because of historical correctness. It's not my intention to glorify the Luftwaffe nor the Nazi regime it represented. I want to make clear that I strictly reject all Nazi ideals.

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March 31, 2013

Focke Wulf Fw 190 A-9, flown by III./KG(J)27, Wels, February 1945

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Markings:

Focke Wulf Fw 190 A-9, W.Nr. 206000, White 2, flown by III./KG(J) 27, Wels, February 945

References / profiles:


Wings of the Black Cross Vo. 3 / Mark Proulx, Eagle Editions

Additional informations:
 
This Fw 190 A-9 with the unusual W.Nr. 206000 was flown by III./KG(J) 27. On 20 February 1945 the plane had an accident with 15% damage during rolling on the ground. The plane had a RLM 74/75/76 camouflage with the Green and White checker fuselage band.

A censored version of this profile was published in the book:

Die Deutsche Luftwaffe in Österreich
Stationierungen und Fliegerbodenorganisation 1938-1945 - Verluste September 1943 bis Mai 1945
Hans and Martin Handig
ÖFH
ISBN 978-3-200-02675-9

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