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Bf 109 Model, Luftwaffe, Adolf Galland - Hobby Master HA8715


Bf 109 Model, Luftwaffe, Adolf Galland - Hobby Master HA8715 - click to enlarge
Bf 109 Model, Luftwaffe, Adolf Galland - Hobby Master HA8715 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA8715
$92.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in December 2020. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Messerschmitt BF 109E-4 – Adolf Galland, JG 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe, France, December 1940

1:48 Scale.  Length: 7.5".  Wingspan: 8.25"



Limited production of approximately 850 models worldwide


JG 26 was officially called Jagdgeschwader Schlageter, named after German pilot Albert Leo Schlageter who in 1923 attacked a train leaving Germany for France with coal the Germans couldn’t have because of the Versailles Treaty. Allied flyers referred to JG 26 as The Abbeville Kids or The Abbeville Boys since they were stationed at Abbeville from December 1940 until February 1941. In August 1940 Major Adolf Galland was given command of JG 26 and by the end of 1940 Galland’s Bf-109E wore 58 victory markings and a total of 104 by war’s end.

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.


Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with precision-tooled die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Messerschmitt Bf 109 features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with Bf 109 artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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