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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Messerschmitt BF 109 G-6 – Erich Hartmann, 4./JG 52, Luftwaffe, Hungary, 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 8.25"
Limited production of approximately 1,000 models worldwide
On January 30, 1944 Erich Hartmann claimed six enemy aircraft; his 178th - 183rd victories and on February 1, 1944 He claimed another five victories; his 186th – 190th. On February 26, 1944 10 Airacobras fell victim to Hartmann. On October 1, 1944 He was appointed Staffelkapitän of 4./JG 52 (or 7./JG 52) based in Hungary and by year’s end Hartmann had a total of 331 aerial victories. At the end of WWII Hartmann’s total victory total stood at 352 after having flown 825 missions.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