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Me Bf 109


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Messerschmidt Bf 109

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was a World War II fighter aircraft designed by Willy Messerschmitt in the early 1930s. It was the first true modern fighter of the era, including such features as an all-metal monocoque construction, a closed canopy, and retractable landing gear.

The Bf 109 was the standard fighter of the Luftwaffe for the duration of WWII, although it began to be partially replaced by the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 from 1942.

The Bf 109 scored more aircraft kills in World War Two than any other aircraft in history.

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Me Bf109
Type: Fighter
Mfr: Messerschmitt
Maiden Flight: 5-28-1935
Introduced: 1937
Retired: 1945
Primary User: Luftwaffe
Number Built: 35,000 approx.
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General Characteristics
(Messerschmidt Bf109)

Crew: One
Length: 29 ft 7 in
Wingspan: 32 ft 6 in
Height: 8 ft 2 in
Wing area: 173.3 ft²
Empty weight: 5,893 lb
Loaded weight: 8,800 lb
Max takeoff weight: 7,495 lb
Powerplant: 1 x Daimler-Benz
DB605A- liquid-cooled
inverted V-12, 1,475 hp

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Max. speed: 398 mph; 20,480 ft
Range: 528 mi,
w/droptank 620 mi

Service ceiling: 39,370 ft

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