ACADEMY 12228 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 109K-4

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This item is an injection-plastic aircraft model kit. 

The Bf 109K was the last of the series to see operational duty and the last in the Bf 109 evolutionary line. The K series was a response to the bewildering array of series, models, modification kits and factory conversions for the Bf 109, which made production and maintenance complicated and costly – something Germany could ill-afford late in the war. The RLM ordered Messerschmitt to rationalise production of the Bf 109, consolidating parts, types, and so on, to produce a uniform, standard model with better interchangeability of parts and equipment. At the same time, the existing flaws of the design were to be remedied. Work on the new version began in the spring of 1943, and the prototype was ready by the autumn of that year. Series production started in August 1944 with the K-4 model, due to changes in the design and delays with the new DB 605D powerplant. The K-4 was the only version to be mass-produced.

About the model

Full Kit.

Includes: Plastic Sprues, Waterslide decals, Clear Parts, turned brass

And be sure to check out Michael Benolkin's excellent review of this kit HERE!

Additional product information

Manufacturer ACADEMY
Code 12228
Date Released September 2010

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