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Messerschmitt Me-109
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No: 1274   Contributor: Jorge A. Dietsch   Year: 2004   Manufacturer: Messerschmitt   Country: USA
Messerschmitt Me-109

N109W Messerschmitt Me-109 C4K, S/N 234. Merced CA, Jun. 4-04.
Picture added on 29 December 2006
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Noting that the N109W data base names it an ME 109, the Merlin engine with the upright V piston arragement and the large nose radiator identifies it as a Spanish made CASA HA-1112. This is the post WW II re-manufacture of the Bf-109. Also the low constructor's serial number would indicate it is not one of the 35, 000 Bf-109 aircraft made in Germany before and during WW II.

Added by Ken Collinge on 29 December 2006.
In reviewing my previous comment, I apologize for sounding too critical as this is an excellent photograph of the aircraft on landing approach!

Added by Ken Collinge on 30 December 2006.
I think that the comment was not that critical. You've made it clear that this plane was a different type then we thought it was...
Thank you for making that clear, and keep up the good work !! :-)

Added by Marcel S. on 31 December 2006.
Yep, That Merlin also rotates the other way, in comparison with the DB 600 series.So?.Wel ill tell ye, pelgrim, the vertical fin, of the ME 109 airframe, has a enlarged camber, to ofset the P-factor.That reduces the amount of corrective rudder needed.Also no trimtab is fitted.This makes for a skilled pilot, to fly this contraption.Have fun on take-off!.

Added by Donutt on 12 April 2012.
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