Engine: Junkers jumbo 213 of 2,240 hp W/methanolwater injection Top Speed: 426 mph Range: 520 miles Calling: 40,000 ft. Span: 34 ft. 5 1/3 in. Length: 33 ft. 5 1/4 in. Height: 11 ft. 0 1/4 in. The FW-190 one of Germany's best fighter airplanes of WWII first appeared in action over France in Sept, 1941 and rapidly proved its superiority over the Mark V. Spitfire. Britain's best fighter at that time The FW-190D-9 displayed at the AF Museum. W-PAFB. Ohio, was captured and brought to the U. S. for testing at the end of WWII.