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AZM74048 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14 (Erla Haube) with wooden fin

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AZM74048 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14 (Erla Haube) with wooden fin
Product Code: AZM74048
Brand: AZ Models
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The Messerschmitt Bf109 is one of the most famous fighters in history. More Bf109's (over 33000) were built than any other fighter and it shot down many more opponents than any other fighter in history.

The Bf109G was similar to the F but it introduced the DB605 inverted V-12 engine, which was more powerful than the earlier DB601, with more development potential. The main early versions were the G-2 and G-4, which has a 20mm cannon and 2 7.92mm machine guns in the nose. The G-5 and G-6 had the machine guns replaced by 13mm heavy machine guns, which needed bulges on top of the cowling to accomodate the larger breech blocks. 
The G-14 was an attempt to rationalise production of the G-6, so they could be produced in greater numbers. Late in the production run of the G-6, a number of modifications were introduced. The first was a new canopy by the Erla factory, this simplified the canopy, reducing the heavy framing a little, giving the pilot a slightly better all round view. Another was a new taller tail and rudder, there was even a new taller tail wheel. In reality The G-6 and G-14 came off the productions lines with a mix of old and new features, so the G-14 was effectively still a G-6! Like the G-6, the G-14 remained in production and service until the end of the war.

This is AZ Model's excellent new tool Bf109G-14 kit. The kit is highly detailed with engraved panel lines and comes with markings for 3 different Luftwaffe aircraft, including the famous ace, Oscar Romm.
 
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