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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Messerschmitt BF 109 E-4 – I./JG 77 "Blitz", Luftwaffe, France, summer 1940
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 8.25"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
Jagdgeschwader 77 took part in the Battle of Britain, Norway, North Africa, Italy, Greece, Crete and the Eastern Front. In April 1940 JG 77 helped with the invasion of Norway and in May 1940 the invasion of France. I./JG 77 remained in France to take part in the Battle of Britain while the other Gruppens were sent elsewhere. During the summer of 1940 JG 77 aircraft wore lightning bolts (Blitz or plural Blitzen) the length of the fuselage sides. In November 1940 JG 77 became Stab IV./JG 51.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Bf 109 artwork
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was a German fighter aircraft used during World War II. First flown in 1935, it was one of the first modern fighters of the era with all-metal construction and retractable landing gear. Originally conceived as an interceptor, the Bf 109 was developed to fulfill multiple roles including bomber escort, fighter-bomber, all-weather fighter and ground-attack. Although it had weaknesses, including short range and challenging take-off and landing characteristics, the Bf 109 stayed competitive with Allied fighters until the end of the war. The Bf 109 was produced in greater numbers than any other fighter in history with 33,984 units built up to April 1945.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14