Messerschmitt BF109G-6

    Messerschmitt BF109G-6

    Plastic kit from BORDER MODEL, for the assembly of a German airplane Messerschmitt BF109G-6 of WW II, in 1/35 scale.

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    Plastic kit from BORDER MODEL, for the assembly of a German airplane Messerschmitt BF109G-6 of WW II, in 1/35 scale. Includes sprues with plastic parts, assembly instructions, clear parts and decals.

    The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter aircraft that was, along with the Focke-Wulf Fw 190, the backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force. The Bf 109 first saw operational service in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War and was still in service at the dawn of the jet age at the end of World War II in 1945. It was one of the most advanced fighters when it first appeared, with an all-metal monocoque construction, a closed canopy, and retractable landing gear. It was powered by a liquid-cooled, inverted-V12 aero engine. It was called the Me 109 by Allied aircrew and some German aces, even though this was not the official German designation. The G series, or Gustav, was introduced in mid-1942. Its initial variants (G-1 through G-4) differed only in minor details from the Bf 109F, most notably in the more powerful 1,475 PS (1,455 HP) DB 605 engine. Odd-numbered variants were built as high-altitude fighters with a pressurized cockpit and GM-1 boost, while even-numbered variants were un-pressurized, air superiority fighters and fighter-bombers. Long-range photo-reconnaissance variants also existed. The later G series (G-5 through G-14) was produced in a multitude of variants, with uprated armament and provision for kits of packaged, generally factory-installed parts known as Umrüst-Bausätze

    Scale
    1/35
    Era
    WWII
    Nationality
    Germany
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