Aeromaster 48-004: Reich Defense Bf-109G/K

Units: Various




Scott Van Aken

Hopping into the way-back machine, here is another of Aeromaster's first sheets from 1991. This particular one concentrates on the Bf-109 and specifically those late war planes on Reich defense duty. Over the years, information has surfaced that has changed what we thought we knew and so it is with at least one option on this sheet. Some of these planes had color in the center of the insignia and Aeromaster provided templates to help with painting these.

There are six options, all in a variety of mid/late war schemes. All of them have the Erla canopy.

Firs is listed as a G-14/AS from IV JG-5 in 1945. RLM 75/82/76.

Next, in RLM 74/75/76 is a G-10 from what was thought to be ISS (Industry Protection Flight) with a green and white checked tail band. We now know those were markings for KG(J).76.

Next from II./JG 2 is another G-10 in RLM 74/75/76. One of the 'problems' with this sheet and others is that they don't tell us if the wings had the small or large wheel clearance bulge.

From 1945 is a G-6/AS named 'Gigi'. Camo is RLM 74/75/76 with a yellow nose and rudder.

Fifth is a K-4 from III./JG 53 in RLM 81/82/76 with a black fuselage band.

Finally with a white and green band is a G-10 with I./JG 54. This one has a replacement cowling and is in RLM 74/81/82/76.

The decals are nicely printed by Microscale and includes spinner spirals and swastikas.

Here is a photo of a Revell 109G-10 I did using the second markings option.

August 2017

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