Model airplane - Messerschmitt ME 109 - Retro sheet model

Item number 37174

Item ID 37174

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Model airplane - Messerschmitt ME 109 - Retro sheet model

Replica the original building, entirely made of metal. Very detail and handmade. With moving wheels and in many ways the original very close to coming.

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was a single-seat German fighter of the 1930s and 1940s. She was one of a new generation of low-wing fighter aircraft, which were characterized by a closed cockpit, retractable landing gear and an all-metal construction of the fuselage and wings. About their original purpose addition, various variants came as a fighter-bomber, night fighter and reconnaissance aircraft used. With approximately 33,300 machines, the Bf 109 is the most produced fighter aircraft in history.

The type designation ensures permanent source of irritation: has been widely used (and will) refers to the aircraft as Me 109th According to the official naming of the Air Ministry is the historically correct name Messerschmitt Bf 109th

The design work started, 1934 Willy Messerschmitt line at the Bavarian aircraft works in Haunstetten, resulting in the manufacturer code Bf derived. The first flight was in May 1935 In February 1937, the first production aircraft were incorporated into the fighter units of the Luftwaffe. Despite the early start of construction before the outbreak of the Second World War, the Bf 109 was due to their modular construction until 1945 through continuous improvements in service a competitive pattern.

Until the surrender of the Wehrmacht on VE-Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe, the applicants remained 109, the standard fighter of the Luftwaffe, from mid-1941, supplemented by the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 were also in numerous other air forces aircraft of this pattern is used , for example in Finland, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Romania, Hungary, Italy and Switzerland.

(Source: Wikipedia)

length 41cm

width 44cm

height 11cm