Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Messerschmitt BF 109 G-6 – "White 0"/MT-451, W.O. Eino Ilmari Juutilainen, 1/LeLv34, Finnish Air Force, June 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 8.25"
Limited production of approximately 600 models
During WWII the Finnish Air Force received 159 Messerschmitt Bf-109s referred to by the Finns as Mersu. These Bf-109s made it possible for Finland to take on the Soviet aircraft. The Finnish claimed 667 victories to 34 lost in combat. Finnish fighter pilot W.O Eino Ilmari Juutilainen is the highest-scoring non-German pilot of all time, with 94 confirmed victories. By the end of WWII his Bf 109 was never struck by enemy fire. 34 of his victories were earned flying a Brewster Buffalo.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
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 years