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Messerschmitt Bf 109    

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter was flown by many of the top scoring Luftwaffe fighter pilots during WW II. It was a low wing metal monoplane with an enclosed cockpit and retractable landing gear. Like other planes she had her flaws such as a narrowt track undercarriage, a cramped cockpit, and not a good view out of the cockpit because it had many metal braces on hood. But she did have her perks, such as good maneuverability at low and medium speed, but not good at high speed. The Messerschmitt Bf 109's first flight in 1935.


Air combat, on Nazi Germany’s Luftwaffe, mainly relied two fighter aircraft: the Messerschmitt "Bf-109" and the Focke-Wulf "FW-190”. TheFW-190 was the more advanced aircraft . It was used in air-to-air combat, fighter-bombing, close-support aircraft, and photo-reconnaissance. There were many different models of the FW-190 and therefore the specifications differentiate according to which FW-190 model.