by Erik Whipple
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14/AS
Hasegawa's 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10 is available online from
Here is my Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10, converted to a Bf 109G-14/AS
The markings represent the aircraft of Leutnant Richard Franz,
Staffelkapitaen of 7./JG-11.
Modifications made to the kit include:
Details in the wheel wells, a new battery box,
canopy retention and release mechanisms, drop tank rack details, brake lines,
and retainer cuffs were added from scratch.
Kendall cockpit set, exhaust stacks, and elevators
Airwaves P/E set for rudder pedals and radiator
Filled and rescribed the oil filler and cold
weather start device hatches in positions for G-6/14.
Opened up cowl scoops.
True Details wheels used.
P/E metal loop and stick antennae from spares box.
Fuel line sight glass made from Micro Krystal Klear.
Drilled out gun and cannon barrels
"Oberhubatz" was hand rendered.
Decals were sourced from Microscale, Aeromaster,
and the Eagle Editions 'Eagle Cals' line.
Correspondence with Mr. Richard Franz, in Germany
Copies of photos from personal collection of Mr.
Franz Messerschmitt Bf109 in Action, Part 2- Squadron/Signal Publications
Messerschmitt Bf109F, G, K Series, by Prien & Rodeike, Schiffer Publishing
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Article Copyright © 2002 by Erik
Page Created 01 September 2002
Last updated 04 June 2007
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