Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110

Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110

Paperback Osprey Modelling Manuals

By (author) Brett Green, Edited by Robert Oehler

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  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 184mm x 242mm x 10mm | 259g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Osprey
  • ISBN 10: 1841767042
  • ISBN 13: 9781841767048
  • Illustrations note: index
  • Sales rank: 528,792

Product description

The Messerschmitt Bf 110 was undoubtedly one of the most significant aircraft of World War II, yet it was branded a failure after the Battle of Britain due to the heavy losses it suffered to the RAF. Despite these setbacks in the summer of 1940, the Messerschmitt Bf 110 continued to be used effectively in other theatres and roles until the last days of the war, particularly as a night fighter in defence of the Reich. This book details the range of options open to the modeller when building the Bf 110, including the different kits available, after market products, and the wide range of variants and colour schemes used.

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Author information

Brett Green is 42 years old, and lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and two children. He has written a number of books, most recently 'Augsburg's Last Eagles', about the camouflage and markings of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 in the last year of World War II. He is also editor of HyperScale, www.hyperscale.com, an online model magazine established in 1998, and an active modeller, contributing regularly to his own website and a number of magazines over the years. This is his first title for Osprey.

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"While this volume obviously deals specifically with the Messerschmitt Bf 110, the pages are filled with hints and tips which will be of value for all aircraft projects. As regards coverage of the models, it's hard to find fault: the photography throughout the book is superb and each project is shown in detail at every stage." -Rowan Baylis, "AeroScale"

Table of contents

Introduction - Materials - Modelling the subject - Intermediate build - Advanced build - Master build - 'Special feature' - Further reading, media and websites - Museums and collections - Kits available - Index