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Airfix 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1/3/4

Airfix captured the lines and look of the early Emil in an easy-to-build kit packed with options.

By Al Jones
Published: September 8, 2010
Folks, this is a nice kit. The box art shows Adolf Galland’s Bf 109E-4. Inside the box, three sprues of gray and clear plastic are individually bagged. The large-format, 12-page instruction booklet includes a brief history and written instructions with icons in 43 clear, error-free steps. Four-view color and markings drawings and a parts map are provided on a separate page. A decal sheet of flat-finished images has markings for three aircraft: Bf 109E-1, -3, and -4. Moldings are crisp with no flash, minimal mold seams, and small sprue attachments. The engravings are consistent and in scale.
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