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Bf 109F-4 (Zvezda 1/72)

August 23, 2015 in Aviation

This is my conversion of Zvezda’s 109F-2 to F-4 easy assemble kit (snap fit). I’ve replaced propeller blades, modified air radiator intake (made it smaller), added additional armor glass windshield and made some other minor changes. Full WIP story here –

Model was not so easy to build as I’ve expected, but anyway it’s a good kit, especially for beginners.

Painting scheme represents aircraft at Emmen Airfield, spring 1943. Painted with Gunze and Vallejo acrylics, weathered with oils (I make custom washes from an art oils) and pigments. National insignia has painted with masks.

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10 responses to Bf 109F-4 (Zvezda 1/72)

  1. Beautifully finished and photographed – and in 72nd scale, too!

  2. Dmitry, beautiful job! I either didn’t know the Swiss had Fs, or forgot. Those red and white crosses really do something for the airplane.
    Rather than stew over which geshwader to do, I’m real tempted to do one like yours.
    Plus, I avoid that swastica, though stirring up the idiots is FUN! Egad! Bernie is a NAZI! (sound of teacups hitting the floor)Horrors! Attack of the vapors!

  3. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Very nice job and photography Good weathering.

  4. Looks good Dmitry – great work in 1/72 scale.

  5. This is the only version of the 109F-4Z in service to Switzerland.
    On the belly landed German interned Capture
    revised in flight condition and tested.
    Good build.

  6. Really nice Dmitri, I like the subtle shading. (Is there any aircraft that doesn’t look good in Swiss colours?)

  7. Very nice. I love Swiss 109s.

  8. very nice indeed – super work Dimitri

  9. Very clean looking build, and the ME 109 looks good in any markings!

  10. Excellent build as always, Dimitry ! As George said, the 109 looks great in any scheme !

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