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Messerschmitt Bf 110G-4

by Randy Lutz

 

Messerschmitt Bf 110G-4

 


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Introduction

 

Here is my 1/48 ProModeler Messerschmitt Bf-110G-4 finished in Hungarian markings.

 



It represents an aircraft of 5/101 Night Fighter Squadron, while based at Weiner-Neustadt, Austria in March of 1945.

 

 

Construction

 

The model was built per the instructions aside from the minor enhancements listed below:

Fuselage

  • Waldron rudder pedals installed

  • MG 81Z replaced with Aries resin gun

  • Eduard photo-etched seatbelts added

  • all gun barrels and shell ejection ports drilled out

  • FuG25a IFF antenna made from piano wire

  • FuB12F blind landing antenna made from piano wire

  • antenna wires made from stretched sprue

 


Wings and Landing Gear

  • landing gear modified to sit at proper angle

  • exhaust pipes drilled out

  • pitot tube replaced with hypodermic needle

  • FuG16ZY Morane antenna made from surgical wire

  • FuG101 altimeter antenna replaced with wire

 

 

Painting and Markings


The airframe was painted with Xtracolor X208 Lichtblau RLM 76 and X207 Grauviolet RLM 75.

I weathered the model with chalk pastels.

 

 

Markings are from Cutting Edge 48046



 

Introduction

 

  • Famous Airplanes of the World No. 41, Messerschmitt Bf110, Bunrin-Do

  • Aero Detail No. 21, Messerschmitt Bf 110

 

 

  • Walk Around No. 22, Bf-110G, Squadron Signal Publications

  • Hungarian Air Force, Squadron Signal Publications

  • Monogram Close-up No. 18 Bf-110G, Monogram Technical Publications
     

 

 

Additional Images

 

Click on the thumbnails below to view larger images:

 

Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110
(Osprey Modelling 2)
Author: Brett Green
US Price:
$17.99
UK Price: 12.99
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publish Date:
 September 25, 2003
Details: Paperback; 80 pages; ISBN: 1841767042
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Model, Images and Text Copyright 2004 by Randy Lutz
Page Created 31 May, 2004
Last Updated 31 May, 2004

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