Messerschmitt Bf.109G. A photo. Characteristics.
Messerschmitt Bf.109G. A photo. Characteristics.

Messerschmitt Bf.109G. A photo. Characteristics.



A type: single-engine fighter

Crew: one pilot

The most numerous fighter of World War II was the backbone of the German Air Force on the Eastern and Western fronts, as well as in the Mediterranean and North Africa. The first flight of the prototype Bf 109 VI equipped engines "Kestrel" power 695 l. from. company "Rolls-Royce", held in September 1935 years, but the company "Messerschmitt» (Messerschmitt) installed on the aircraft inline engine "Jumo» (Jumo) 1937 of "Junkers" in time for the transmission of serial standard fighter in the German Air Force in the spring of 210 years .

It took 18 months and two modifications to the DB was initially supposed 601 engine company «Daimler-Benz» (Daimler-Benz) finally became available in sufficient quantities to allow the company to "Messerschmitt" famous pass modification E into production in the middle of the year 1938. Since then, the aircraft Bf 109 600 and the DB series engine became inseparable whole. Of the eight modifications of the Bf 109 huge family of aircraft has been the most popular modification G, more than 30 000 which was built on the copies with 1941 1945 year.

In this regard, designed based on the engine capacity of the DB 605 1475 l. from. modification of G different pressurized cabin. Since the end of the year 1942 the US Air Force bombers practiced daily flights to Germany, where the bombing was carried out at high altitudes. Despite mass production, to 1990-ies, only remnants of German planes the Bf 109, and after a serious aircraft G-2 RAF damage at Duxford in October 1997 years today airworthiness condition were only based in Germany, aircraft MBB G-6 and the plane "Hans Dittes» (Hans Dittes) G-10 (the two teams).

Basic data


  • Length: 9,02 m
  • Wingspan: 9,92 m
  • Height: 2,59 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 2700 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 3200 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 620 km / h
  • Range: 1000 km


Power point: DB 605D-1 company "Daimler-Benz"

Power: 1475 l. from. (1100 kW)

Date of first flight:

  • September 1935 years


The surviving airworthy modifications:

  • Bf 109G-6 / G-10 (prefabricated)