1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 108 B Taifun

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1/48 plastic kit from Eduard, to build the Messerschmitt Bf 108 B, with decals for one variant.

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0.5 kg
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BrandEduard
Reference8477
SortPlastic kit
Scale1:48
Motifnaval scout plane and dive bomber
Plastic parts91
Masking sheet - die-cut adhesive shapes.Masking sheet - die-cut adhesive shapes.
DecalsGermany
Historical periodWorld War II
AttentionDo not include paint or glue ( sold separately )
ContentInjection molded plastic | Decals with authentic markings | Detailed instruction of assembly

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The Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun is a German single-engine sport and touring aircraft developed by Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (Bavarian Aircraft Works) in the 1930's. The Bf 108 is of all-metal construction.

Originally designated the M 37, the aircraft was designed as a four-seat sports/recreation aircraft for competition in the 4th Challenge International de Tourisme (1934). The M 37 prototype flew first in spring 1934 powered by a 250 PS (247 hp, 184 kW) Hirth HM 8U inverted-V engine, which drove a three-blade propeller.

Although it was outperformed by several other aircraft in the competition, the M 37's overall performance marked it as a popular choice for record flights. Particular among these traits was its extremely low fuel consumption rate, good handling, and superb takeoff and landing characteristics.

The Bf 108A first flew in 1934, followed by the Bf 108B in 1935. The Bf 108B used the Argus As 10 air-cooled inverted V8 engine. The nickname Taifun (German for "typhoon") was given to her own aircraft by Elly Beinhorn, a well known German pilot, and was generally adopted.

Soon after the first production aircraft began to roll off the assembly line in Augsburg, several Bf 108's had set endurance records.

The Bf 108 was adopted into Luftwaffe service during World War II, where it was primarily used as a personnel transport and liaison aircraft. The aircraft involved in the Mechelen Incident was a Bf 108.

Production of the Bf 108 was transferred to occupied France during World War II and production continued after the war as the Nord 1000 Pingouin.

This is a 1/48 plastic kit from Eduard, to build the Messerschmitt Bf 108 B Taifun, with decals for one variant.

This is a Weekend edition of Bf 108 B scale kit in 48th.

  • plastic parts: Eduard
  • No. of decal options: 1
  • Decals: Eduard
  • PE parts: no
  • painting mask: no

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1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 108 B Taifun

1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 108 B Taifun

1/48 plastic kit from Eduard, to build the Messerschmitt Bf 108 B, with decals for one variant.

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