Focke-Wulf Fw 159 Fighter III tier 1
Pilot

Designed and tested in 1935 as a new fighter for the Luftwaffe, but was considered inferior to the He 112 and Bf 109. Two prototypes were built.
Machine gun and autocannon armament effective in close combat
Low survivability, vulnerable engine
Low airspeed, but good boost
High maneuverability in horizontal turns
Effective in low-altitude maneuvering combat
  • 36,000
    Price
  • 1,250
    Research price

Configuration Focke-Wulf Fw 159

Engine
III
0
Engine Jumo 210 A
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 390.0
Power 610
Compatibility: Focke-Wulf Fw 159
III
Jumo 210 A
III
550
Engine Jumo 210 B
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 410.0
Power 640
Price:
Research price 550
Purchase price 5,700
III
550
Jumo 210 B
IV
700
Engine Jumo 210 Da
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 420.0
Power 680
Price:
Research price 700
Purchase price 12,500
IV
700
Jumo 210 Da
IV
850
Engine Jumo 210 D
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 425.0
Power 730
Price:
Research price 850
Purchase price 16,500
Compatibility: Focke-Wulf Fw 159
IV
850
Jumo 210 D
Airframe
III
0
Airframe Fw 159
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1810.0
Hit Points 140
Compatibility: Focke-Wulf Fw 159
III
Fw 159
Hub-mounted weapon
No weapons
III
340
Machine gun 7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (H)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 23
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1200
Effective Fire Range , m 420
Price:
Research price 340
Purchase price 4,500
III
340
7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (H)
IV
2470
Autocannon 20 mm MG-FF (H)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 60
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 320
Effective Fire Range , m 580
Price:
Research price 2,470
Purchase price 22,900
IV
2470
20 mm MG-FF (H)
Synchronized machine gun
III
0
Machine gun 7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (S)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 23
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1200
Effective Fire Range , m 420
III
2x7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (S)

Specifications

Hit Points 140
Weight, kg 2260.0
Firepower 47
7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (H) 1
20 mm MG-FF (H) 1
7.92 mm MG-17 (1934) (S) 2
Maneuverability 970
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 9.00
Rate of Roll, °/s 120
Controllability 84
Airspeed 376
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 400
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 400
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 500
Stall Speed, km/h 90
Rate of Climb, m/s 25.90
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 236
Altitude Performance, m 800
Optimum Altitude, m 800