Bf109E-4/7 Messerschmitt Tropical 61063

Bf109E-4/7 Messerschmitt Tropical 61063

Brand: Bill and Walt's

When the Messerschmitt Bf109 first flew in 1936 it was, in many ways, the most advanced fighter aircraft in the world.  The design was continually improved and the first E-models came into service at the start of WWII.  The E-4/7 featured a number of improvements developed from combat experience, including a revised co ...Read more

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Description

When the Messerschmitt Bf109 first flew in 1936 it was, in many ways, the most advanced fighter aircraft in the world.  The design was continually improved and the first E-models came into service at the start of WWII.  The E-4/7 featured a number of improvements developed from combat experience, including a revised cockpit canopy, and the capability to carry a 300L fuel tank under the fuselage.  The aircraft was also used in the North Africa campaign and continued in use until replaced by the Bf109F and Fw190 from 1942 onwards.

FEATURES: Highly detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
72 parts in medium grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines.
Dummy engine eliminates "see through cowl" effect.
Multi-part canopy may be posed open or closed.
Rotating propeller, revised, and corrected cowl and nose radiator.
Highly detailed cockpit with accurate instrument panel, seat, control stick and rudder pedals, bulkheads, and sculpted pilot figure.
Separate wheel hubs for easy painting.

MARKING OPTIONS:  One decal sheet with 3 marking options:
1: Bf109E-4, "White 12", 7./JG26.
2: Bf109E-7, "Black 8", 2./JG27, North Africa, Sept 1941.
3: Bf109E-4, Pilot: Maj Helmut Wick, I./JG2, Belgium, 1940.
Airframe Colors:
1 & 3: Top: Grey-Green RLM02 and Dark Green RLM71 Splinter camouflage.
Bottom: RLM 65 Light blue.
2: Top: Desert Yellow mottled with Dk Green (RLM71) with Lt Blue undersides.
Detail Colors:
RLM02 Interior Grey-Green, Silver, Yellow, Red, Blue, White, Khaki, Buff, Gloss Red, Semi-gloss Black, Flesh.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 8"
Fuselage Length: 7-1/4"

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