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My first completed model in 30 years, it’s not 100% accurate and I’ve yet to add the aerial but I’m happy with how it turned out.
Airfix 1:48 club Me109 kit with Eduard PE and after market decals, airbrushed with Humbrol enamels.

[Edit: Changed title to reflect correct aircraft version.]

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6 responses to Me109-E4

  1. You say you haven’t completed a model in 30 years..??!! And you present THIS as your first example..?! Are you a veterinarian and count in dog-years? I could’ve done one 30 DAYS ago, and not have it come out as good.

  2. Yes, it is a beautiful start to a (hopefully) burgeoning new modeling career. Additionally, it is an Airfix kit which is symbolic in such context. Well done!

  3. I think you’ve just proven that it’s not only bicycles that you never fall off of once you learn how.

    I build all the time and I’d be very happy to have this on my shelf.

    BTW – it’s a Bf-109E-4. A very very minor correction, the two sub-types are indistinguishable past the canopies.

    • Hi Tom,
      Yes – as I progressed through the build I could feel and see all the old skills reappearing, except for the airbrushing, that’s a brand new skill as I could never afford one when I was a teenager.

      Thanks for the correction, I’ll edit my post to reflect the correct model. 🙂

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