- Realistic Collectible Model
- Diecast & Plastic parts
- Highly detailed
- Stand included
- Measures 5.25” L x 5.75” Wingspan
- Display model, recommended for adult hobbyists and collectors
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter designed by Willy Messerschmitt and Robert Lusser. The aircraft that was the backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force. The Bf 109 first saw operational service in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War and was still in service at the dawn of the jet age at the end of World War II in 1945.It was one of the most advanced fighters of the era, including such features as all-metal monocoque construction, a closed canopy, and retractable landing gear. It was powered by a liquid-cooled, inverted-V12 aero engine. From the end of 1941, the Bf 109 was steadily being supplemented by the Focke-Wulf Fw 190. It was commonly called the Me 109, most often by Allied aircrew and even among the German aces themselves, even though this was not the official German designation.
This model represents the Bf-109E-4 flown by Hauptmann (Captain) Wolfgang Lippert, Gruppenkommandeur II/JG 27 of the Luftwaffe in 1940 which participated in the Battle of Britain. Lippert was an ace with 30 confirmed victories. The -4 version of the BF-109E incorporates upgraded wing cannons, modified canopy and the removal of the engine mounted cannon that was used in the -3 version.
This Oxford Diecast model is highly detailed collectors model. The model features authentic paint scheme, realistic panel lines. Display stand showing aircraft “in flight”.
This Bf-109E-4 is an excellent addition to your model aircraft collection.