In the Battle of Britain, the Bf 109 was at a disadvantage due to its short range. During the Battle, after escorting bombers from their bases in northern France, The Netherlands and Germany, the Messerschmitt had only around 15 minutes of fuel for combat over southern England before having to turn back.
Dimensions: L 120mm x W 137mm. No of Pieces: 49. Skill Level 1. Requires painting.
Age: 8+ years. Part of the Airfix Kitset Collection.