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1/48 Aircraft Series No.117

Messerschmitt Bf109 G-6
Item No: 61117

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Length: 188mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

Gustav with Gusto!
With over 30,000 produced, the Messerschmitt Bf109 is the most prolifically manufactured fighter in history; of its variants, the G-6 was the most numerous at 13,000 aircraft. In response to improving Allied foes in the air, Bf109 G aircraft had the more powerful DB605 engine, and from the G-6 were equipped with dual 13mm MG131 machine guns that required the distinctive bulges on either side of the cockpit cowling known as "Beule." Some were even given a 20mm cannon gondola under each wing for further improved firepower. The Bf109 G-6 was deployed on both the Western and Eastern fronts, in particular dominating Soviet adversaries as it continued in service through to the end of WWII.

About the Model
★This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit recreating the Bf109 G-6. Length: 188mm, wingspan: 207mm. ★In depth study of actual aircraft led to this highly detailed kit. ★Features an exquisite recreation of the DB605 engine. ★Separate parts are included to recreate wing underside 20mm cannon gondolas. ★Poly cap allows detachment and attachment of drop tank. ★Choose from 2 different types of air intake part - standard and with dust filter. ★Can be assembled with standard or Galland panzer canopy rear armor plate. ★Construct with canopy open or closed. ★Main and radiator flaps can be depicted up or down. ★Comes with a seated pilot figure for further realism. ★3 marking options are included, plus canopy masking stickers and a color painting guide.


★This definitive kit has its roots in the study of real aircraft, allowing superb accuracy in its recreation.

★Choices abound, with options available to the modeler for engine cowlings, canopy and flaps.

★Magnet-attached parts for both open and closed engine cowlings are included and are interchangeable after assembly.
★Marvel at the beautiful depiction of the powerful DB605 engine, enabled by the interchangeable cowlings.

★Superlative detail is on display across the kit; here in the form of the dual 13mm machine guns.

★Modelers can choose whether to assemble with standard air intakes or those with dust filters.
★Main and radiator flaps can be assembled up or down, and leading edge slats deployed or flush.

★Poly cap attachment method allows later removal and re-affixing of the drop tank at will.

★Multi-part recreations of the under-wing 20mm cannon gondolas give an authentic finish.
★Highly realistic pilot figure in seated position adds a further level of detail to the kit.

★The boxy canopy center section can be assembled open or closed. Sight uses separate clear part.

★3 marking options are included on the decal sheets. Masking stickers aid with canopy paint job.

Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf109 G-6

Tamiya Color Spray Paint for Aircraft Tamiya Color Spray Paint for Aircraft
AS-5 Light blue (Luftwaffe) ---

Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint
LP-1 Black LP-3 Flat black LP-5 Semi gloss black
LP-2 White LP-4 Flat white LP-11 Silver

Tamiya Color Tamiya Color Tamiya Color
X-1 Black XF-2 Flat white XF-24 Dark grey
X-2 White XF-3 Flat yellow XF-27 Black green
X-10 Gun metal XF-6 Copper XF-52 Flat earth
X-11 Chrome silver XF-7 Flat red XF-54 Dark sea grey
X-18 Semi gloss black XF-10 Flat brown XF-56 Metallic grey
X-19 Smoke XF-15 Flat flesh XF-57 Buff
X-23 Clear blue XF-16 Flat aluminum XF-63 German grey
X-31 Titanium gold XF-22 RLM grey XF-64 Red brown
X-32 Titanium silver XF-23 Light blue XF-85 Rubber black
XF-1 Flat black --- ---

Make the details stand out!
Items 87131, 87132, 87133 & 87140: Panel Line Accent Color (Black), (Brown), (Gray), (Dark Brown)

Useful tools in construction of the model
Item 74049 Basic Drill Set *(1mm, 1.5mm and 2mm bits)
Item 74112 Fine Pin Vise D-R (0.1-3.2mm)
Item 74116 Fine Pivot Drill Bit 0.5mm (Shank Dia. 1.0mm)

Information is correct as of February 2, 2018. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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