Heinz Bär achieved his first aerial victory against a French air force Hawk 75 in 1939, and scored another two victories during the Battle of France. He made a name for himself during the Battle of Britain by destroying another 10 enemy aircraft. This was his Bf 109E-3 (WkNr 3714) in September 1940, while he…Continue reading Heinz Bär’s Bf 109E during the Battle of Britain
Category: Messerschmitt Bf 109
Fly it for Christmas !
It is with great pride and honour that I would like to introduce my partnership with maxFlite. The concept behind maxFlite’s product is quite simple: we all have fond childhood memories of playing with small foam gliders with propellers. In most cases, these gliders were as much fun as they were flimsy and unrealistic. MaxFlite…Continue reading Fly it for Christmas !
Bf 109G-2 “Black 6”
A well-know warbird, Bf 109G-2 WkNr 10639 flew for many years as G-USTV before being damaged in an accident on 12 October 1997. It is now restored and displayed in the RAF Museum London. I’ve made two profiles, representing it as it was when it was still flying (top), and in its current condition (below).…Continue reading Bf 109G-2 “Black 6”
Messerschmitt Bf 109G
1. Bf 109G-6 flown by Obslt. Johannes Steinhoff (176 victories), Geschawderkommodore of JG 77 in Foggia, Italy, August 1943. 2. Bf 109G-4 flown by Oblt. Franz Schiess of 8./JG 53, Tunisia, February 1943. Schiess claimed 67 kills before bing killed in a dogfight in September 1943. 3. Bf 109G-6 Werk Nummer 27169 was flown…Continue reading Messerschmitt Bf 109G