Flight Report Fw 190/861 Squadron Nr. 6
Nr. 2
Bad Eilsen 

Date: Flight Nr.: Take-off: Landing: Duration Pilot:
6.9.1943 20 1020 1055 35' Melhorn
6.9.1943 21 1248 1255   7' Finke

Condition: Engine BMW 801 D 2/304951
Tight engine cowling.
Split flaps.
Actuated inner wheel doors.
Armament: 2 MG 17, MG 4 151 with ammunition.
MG 151 - hatches.
The fairing panels with the bulge for MK -108 (BSK 73960) are installed on the upper wing surface on a trial basis.

Program: Speed loss and flight characteristics with the MK - 108 fairing panels in accordance with BSK 73960.

Results: No reduction of speed during level flight at combat power was observed from mounting the fairing panels on the upper wing surface.

With regard to flight characteristics, no peculiarities were evident during stall compared to the normal machine so that use of this fairing panel is easily possible.

Langenhagen, 9.9.1943


Flugbericht Fw 190/861 Staffel Nr. 6, Nr. 2 (pdf)

Translation by Jörn Dietrich and Mike Williams

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