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Bf 109E-3 in Legion Condor (Spain)

My another one model of an aircraft used by Legion Condor during Spanish Civil War – Bf 109E-3 in 1/72 scale. This model is a “light” conversion from Airfix’s 109E-4 – I’ve replaced canopy (vacuformed). Also I’ve used some parts from Eduard’s etched set for Tamiya’s 109E and replaced machine gun barrels with Master Model barrels set for 109E.

Painted with Arcus authentic enamels, Vallejo and Gunze acrylics. Oils were used for fading, pigments for exhausts, wheels.

10 additional images. Click to enlarge.

14 responses to Bf 109E-3 in Legion Condor (Spain)

  1. I love Condor Legion paint schemes! That looks great!

  2. Ooooooh that’s a beauty. That first pic is the perfect angle for this bird. Always liked this scheme on the early ‘Schmitt, yours is gorgeous, had to check the scale to make sure it was ’72.

  3. very nice work Dimitri

  4. Dmitry,
    Once again, another beautiful job from you. Thanks!

  5. Really sharp Dmitry. Sometimes those Airfix panel lines can make life easier.

  6. Great work Dmitry, I thought it was a 1/48 build too, nicely done sir.

  7. Simply Stunning Dmitry, you weathering is perfect not to heavy just right
    nice job Mate

  8. Thank you for you comments, guys! Yes, Airfix panel lines can be very convenient – I didn’t apply washes, this this is how it looks after pre-shading.

  9. A great Messerschmitt and a nice paintwork !

  10. Terrific work, Dmitry, it’s a very good looking 109.

  11. One of my favourites. Great job. Better get onto mine now. 🙂

  12. Dimitry,
    Love it, a real beauty

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