This is a complete guide to modelling one of the best fighters of World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 first saw combat in the summer of 1941 and went on to be produced in several variants. It remains a hugely popular subject amongst many aviation scale-modellers. The first of two to cover the Fw190, this book provides a detailed, step-by-step guide to modelling the Fw 190's 'A', 'F' and 'G' types in 1/48th and 1/32nd scale. The key aspects such as creating mottled camouflage patterns, undercarriage and cockpit detailing, airframe detailing, and final weathering and finishing are covered.
Geoff Coughlin is a highly regarded aviation modelling author: for Osprey he has previously written 'Luftwaffe Fighter Modelling' in the Masterclass series, 'Modelling the FA-18 Hornet' and 'Modellling the F-4 Phantom II' in the Osprey Modelling series, and has also written 'How to Build the Tamiya Fairey Swordfish' for ADH Publishing, the publishers of Tamiya Model Magazine International. Geoff has a particular interest in World War II aircraft, and the finishing and superdetailing skills he demonstrates when modelling such subjects are renowned. Geoff lives in Hertfordshire, UK.