Under new Management...1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109F-4/trop, 1 Sqn SAAF

June 15, 2021 · in Aviation · · 9 · 2K

Built in 2019.
kit with , Eduard seatbelts, plastic rods and lead wire for the brake lines, legs shortened about 2mm.
This aircraft had additional cowl scoops like a G-2, so took some from the sparesbox.
AK Real Color Air Mid-Stone and Gunze H314 FS35622 for the camo.

Build thread here

This aircraft from 9./ was on El Daba airfield in Lybia in October 1942 by 1 Sqn . It was repainted and used for training until a final crash in 1943 near Cairo.

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9 responses

  1. Talking about unusual schemes, Reinhard!
    Congratulations once again, Spreitzhofer Family!

  2. Yep - that is one interesting scheme - I especially love the big question mark! The colors are really a standout on this.

  3. Always like 109s in unusual marking schemes.

  4. That is unusual, looks great!

  5. Great result. There are a few pics of it in lined up with spitfires from 1 sqd. Almost looks odd to see them together

  6. Unusual it is, Reinhard.
    Beautifully build and very interesting scheme.

  7. Awesome build as always. Always great to see something related to the SAAF.

    2 attached images. Click to enlarge.

  8. Great build, cool markings.

  9. Sweet 109 Reini!

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