- The actual name of the World War II airplane was the Focke-Wulf Fw 190.
In 1942 Pavel Chekov was trapped in the past and was leading a squadron of Russian Yakovlev YAK-1 fighters. While escorting a B-24 Liberator carrying American diplomat Averell Harriman, a squadron of Fockewulfe Fu-190s attacked the allied aircraft before they could reach Sweden. Pavel's aircraft was shot down in the process. (TOS novel: Home Is the Hunter)