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AMG 1/48 Bf-109A

by Tom Cleaver on March 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Messerschmitt began work in 1933 on a four passenger light “sporting aircraft” of cantilever low wing monoplane design, with retractable landing gear. The BFW M.37 was completed in the spring of 1934. Later redesignated Bf 108 Taifun (“Typhoon”), it was […]


1/48 Eduard Bf-109F-2 – Hannes Trautloft

by Tom Cleaver on February 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hannes Trautloft and JG 54 Born March 3, 1912, Johannes “Hannes” Trautloft was among the pilots given special fighter training before the Luftwaffe was revealed. He started flight training in April 1931 at the Deutsche Verkehrfliegerschule (German Air Transport School) […]


1/72 Academy Bf 109 G-14 (Erich Hartmann) Winter Scheme

by Phil Steele on February 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

No wind in the Valley, so it’s picture takin’ time !!. I actually finished this little gem in June, and then waited for that perfect blanket of white to photograph it. The platform is from the J2F session, enhanced with […]


Eduard 1/48 Messerschmitt BF109F-4

by Michael Booth on January 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

As part of a review for SAM, the kit is fantastic as always. Although a re-boxing of the G kit, it is a simple and nice kit to build, with plenty of parts and six marking options in total. Nothing […]


ICM 1/48 Bf 109F-2

by George Henderson on January 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

This is “Yellow 6” Jg.54, winter, 1941. Decals are from Eagle Strike.


21st Century Toys 1/32 Messerschmitt Bf-109 of JG 54 Geschwader Kommodore Hannes Trautloft

by Louis Gardner on December 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Here are some pictures of a model that I built several years ago. I have always liked the different colors that were used by JG 54 on the Eastern Front. I had some left over decals for some 1/32nd scale […]


Early Emil: Airfix’s 1/48 Bf.109E-1

by Marek Halas on November 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

If you want an accurate ‘kerbside’ representation of a Bf.109E you really can’t go far wrong with Airfix’s 1/48 scale offering released some five or six years ago. It’s not a bad kit, not as well finessed as the Eduard […]


Eduard 1/48th Bf109E-3

by Frank Steffens on November 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Eduard’s 1/48th Bf109E-3 built out of the box in the colors of Oblt. Josef Priller, Staffelkapitän B 6./JG 51, France, Autumn 1940. Paint is Mr. Color, decals and photoetch are from the kit. I really enjoy Eduard’s kits. They are […]


Two models 1/48 Hasegawa Bf-109 G “Erich Hartmann”

by Louis Gardner on November 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Tonight as promised are the last two models from my “109” assembly line. These are painted as Bf-109 G’s that were flown by the all time highest scoring ace in the world……… ever. Erich Hartmann was credited with 352 kills. […]


1/48 Hasegawa Bf-109 G-6, Gerhard Barkhorn

by Louis Gardner on November 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

As promised from last night here’s another one of my Bf-109’s from a Luftwaffe Experten. This time I chose the Ace Gerhard Barkhorn who amassed 301 kills. I have attached photos that I used as a reference. I found the […]