Academy 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109

Tower Stock# LXRD88  •  Manufacturer Stock# 12467
Academy 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109 (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 Plastic Model Kit from Academy.

The Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 was one of the most numerous versions of this
famous German WWII fighter aircraft. Known to its pilots as the "Gustav"
it eventually served in all theatres were the Luftwaffe was active and the
aircraft were also used to defend Germany against the American daylight bombing
raids. The Bf109G-6 was powered by a Daimler-Benz DB605 inverted V-12
engine rated at 1,475hp and was typically armed with two 13mm MG131 guns in
the upper cowl and one 20mm MG151 or 30mm Mk.108 cannon firing through the
center of the spinner.


1/72nd scale plastic kit for static display
59 parts in grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines
Ordnance includes: external fuel tank and underwing cannon pods
Detailed cockpit tub with seat, instrument panel with raised detail,
rudder pedals, trim wheel, control stick, and separate sidewalls
Separate exhaust stacks to facilitate painting
Optional tropical air filter
3-part canopy may be posed open or closed
Detailed landing gear and wheel wells

OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for three aircraft
1: "White 9", Uffz Georg Amon, 7/JG 53, Sicily, June 1943
2: "Christl", Hptm Gerhard Barkhorn, Kdr II./JG 52
3: "White 9", Oblt Emil Klade, 7/JG 27, Greece, Jan. 1944
Airframe Colors:
All: Dk Grey(RLM74)/Grey(RLM75) camouflage w/Lt Blue(RLM76)
Detail Colors:
Interior Black-Grey (RLM66), Black, White, Silver, Green, Red,


One 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 Plastic Aircraft Kit


Hobby Knife
Paint Brushes
Liquid Plastic Cement - for major components (Testors, TENAX 7R)
White Glue - for clear parts (Odourless CA or TENAX 7R)
Thick Plastic Cement - for detail parts (CA or Tube Type)
Nice-to-Have Tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter (see XURON),
and Airbrush.


Scale: 1/72
Length: 4.96" (12.6cm)
Wingspan: 5.43" (13.8cm)


Keep product safely out of reach of small children.
SAN 7/31/01

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