Fw 190 C

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Fw 190 C
Fw 190 C
5.3 5.0 5.0
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The Fw 190 C is a Rank IV gift German fighter with a battle rating of 5.3 (AB) and 5.0 (RB/SB). A coupon for the vehicle could be obtained during the 2018 Festive Quest for ten Christmas toys for pilots earned during the event. This variant receives a high altitude supercharger meaning it will exceed in performance at higher altitudes, this is complimented by its decent climb rate. But this plane sacrifices 2 wing mounted cannons for enhanced flight capability.

General info

Flight Performance

This aircraft functions basically with similarity to the Fw-190 A-8 in terms of flight characteristics. The aircraft can turn reasonably well at most speeds, having turning capabilities akin to that of the 1st 190 in the tech tree. This fighter also climbs quite well, around 15.6 m/s (RB/SB) which is around average for the BR range it sits in.

Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
Turn time
Rate of climb
Take-off run
 ?  ? 13900 18.9 20.0 19.6 15.6 450
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
Take-off run (meters)
 ?  ? 13900 18.9 20.0 19.6 15.6 450


Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
Wing-break speed
Gear limit
Combat flap
Max Static G
+ -
912 310  ??? ~?? ~?
Optimal velocities
< ??? < ??? < ??? > ???
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
 ?,??? m  ??? hp  ?,??? hp

Survivability and armour

This plane is not suited for turnfights, but rather excels at energy fighting, regardless of its reasonably low mass, and so will not last long in the aformantioned fighting technique. The front glass plate of the cockpit sits at 57mm thick, whilst the pilot is protected from the rear by 2 plates, 8mm and 12mm thick respectively. The engine is prone to damage in head on's and strafes due to the lack of armour protection around the engine cowling.


Offensive armament

The Fw-190 C receives 2 MG/151 20mm cannons mounted in the inner wings behind the propeller, and 2 MG17 7.92mm machine guns mounted in the nose, the standard for German aircraft at this point in the tree. The 20mms get 500 rounds of ammo with their respective belts making them considerably deadly and optimal for longer battles. The MG17s get 1800 rounds of ammo but do lesser amounts of damage, best used in combination with the 20mms, but can be used to effectively peck damage lighter aircraft.

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Not controllable Not controllable Not controllable Separate Not controllable Not controllable


Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator
II Compressor Airframe
III Wings Repair Engine
IV Engine Injection Cover

Pros and cons


  • Exceptional climb rate
  • Main armament is deadly, and receives a vast quantity of ammunition for prolonged engagements.
  • Decent turner, can out-turn some fighters it comes up against, but will suffer in turnfights.
  • Supercharger gives great acceleration and performance at high altitudes.
  • Premium bonus.
  • Somewhat of a fear factor due to its new and unknown status at this point.


  • Cannot sustain in prolonged turnfights.
  • Lacks sufficient armour protection, both frontally and from the rear.
  • Susceptible to fires when fired at by .50 cal rounds from tracer belts in particular.
  • Even its climb rate can be exceeded by some opponents in an uptier and even downtier.
  • Is outperformed by the Dora series of 190.


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See also

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External links

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He 51  He 51 A-1 · He 51 B-1 · He 51 B-2/H · He 51 C-1 · He 51 C-1/L
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Fw 190 (late)  Fw 190 D-9 · Fw 190 D-12 · Fw 190 D-13 · Fw 190 F-8
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