Bf.109K-4

by   30.3k ChaMikey (based on ChaMikey's Bf.109K-4)  9 days ago

Back to Proppellers we go! this 109 was supposed to be uploaded a month ago but well, main projects and all came in the way!
And a little good news, I've finally got my hands on the Fine tuner mod! more smoother looking builds are in the way.
now I sincerely hope you all enjoy this built, and I shall happily read your critics and requests below.

Another note is I havent completed some requests dating almost 6 months ago! I'll be doing them all this month :D RIP Sleep!

Special thanks to @Seeras for helping me out!!

Instructions :

-G for landing gears (obviously)
-Landing speed is anywhere below 180mph, careful though, the plane might yaw excessively if you touch down a bit too rough above 165mph.
-Nurse the yaw control on take off when the tail lifts, the custom rudder ain't that good to control yaw.
-TAKE BACK ZE FATHERLAND FOR ZE FUHR-.... uhhh I mean uhh.. Have fun!!

History :
[WARNING : Long history below, be sure you're ready to read such challenge]

The Bf 109K was the last of the series to see operational duty and the last in the Bf 109 evolutionary line. The K series was a response to the bewildering array of series, models, modification kits and factory conversions for the Bf 109, which made production and maintenance complicated and costly – something Germany could ill-afford late in the war. The RLM ordered Messerschmitt to rationalise production of the Bf 109, consolidating parts, types, and so on, to produce a uniform, standard model with better interchangeability of parts and equipment. At the same time, the existing flaws of the design were to be remedied. Work on the new version began in the spring of 1943, and the prototype was ready by the autumn of that year. Series production started in August 1944 with the K-4 model, due to changes in the design and delays with the new DB 605D powerplant. The K-4 was the only version to be mass-produced.[95]

Externally the K series could be identified by changes in the locations of the radio equipment hatch,[Notes 4] which was moved forward and to a higher position between frames four and five, and the filler point for the fuselage fuel tank, which was moved forward to a location between frames two and three. In addition, the D/F loop was moved aft to sit between frames three and four on the top fuselage spine and a small circular plate above the footstep on the port side of the fuselage was deleted. The rudder was fitted as standard with a Flettner tab and two fixed tabs although some rare examples were not fitted with the fixed tabs. All K-4s were to be fitted with a long retractable tailwheel (350 × 135 mm/14 × 5 in) with two small clamshell doors covering the recess when the tail-wheel was retracted.

The wings featured the large rectangular fairings for the large 660 × 190 mm (26 × 7 in) main wheels. Small wheel well doors, originally planned for the G series, were fitted to the outer ends of the wheel bays, covering the outer wheels when retracted. These doors were often removed by front-line units. The radio equipment was the FuG 16ZY with an antenna mast fitted under the port outer wing and FuG 25a IFF as well as the FuG 125 Hermine D/F equipment. Internally, the oxygen bottles were relocated from the rear fuselage to the right wing.[96] Flettner tabs for the ailerons were also to be fitted to serial production aircraft to reduce control forces, but were extremely rare, with the majority of the K-4s using the same aileron system as the G series.

Armament of the K-4 consisted of a 30 mm (1.18 in) MK 108 engine-mounted cannon (Motorkanone) with 65 rounds, and two 13 mm (.51 in) MG 131s in the nose with 300 rpg although some K-4s were fitted with the MG 151/20 as the Motorkanone.[98] Additional Rüstsätze, or equipment kits, such as a 300 L (80 US gal) drop tank (R III), bombs up to the size of 500 kg/1,100 lb (R I), underwing 20 mm Mauser MG 151/20 cannon gondola pods (R IV) or 21 cm (8 in) Wfr.Gr. 21 rockets (as on the Gustav models) could be carried after minimal preparations; the latter two however were rarely used by Bf 109 units at this stage of the war, although III./JG 26 were almost completely equipped with K-4s which were fitted with R IV:

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Bf.109K-4
  • Created On OSX
  • Wingspan 42.7ft (13.0m)
  • Length 38.8ft (11.8m)
  • Height 13.1ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight 11,550lbs (5,239kg)
  • Loaded Weight 14,529lbs (6,590kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.43
  • Wing Loading 28.1lbs/ft2 (137.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 516.2ft2 (48.0m2)
  • Drag Points 8455

Parts

  • Number of Parts 363
  • Control Surfaces 8
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    30.3k ChaMikey

    @Sarpanitu haha thanks :p

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    30.3k ChaMikey

    @icolubrids woah, the buccaneer looks great, I might try to make both later! my old Phantom really needs a new remodelling as well :) thanks for the suggestion man!

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    would it be possible for you to build a naval grade british Phantom or Buccaneer jet from the 60s as i have not seen either of these awesome planes on sp before THX

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    42.1k Sarpanitu

    wow

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    @ChaMikey all g

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    @ChaMikey Anytime!

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    @ChaMikey No problem, it has a good camo on it

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    @ChaMikey No problemo

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    cool

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    Not too long just has to work like a real tank barrel @ChaMikey

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    30.3k ChaMikey

    @Mrloominati yea boiiii!! thanks man :D

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    30k!! Mikey

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    @ChaMikey no problem!

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    @ChaMikey welcome! Things going as usual but I now out of energy to build anything.

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    Np!

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    No problem! I've always loved Messerschmitt aircraft, and seeing this on the site makes me feel really happy! @ChaMikey

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    @ChaMikey No problem, i'm impressed!

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    thank you! @TheGuyYouMightKnow

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    @ForeverPie thank you!

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    @Tully2001 thanks alot man!

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    @CoolPeach thanks dude!!

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    @Grandmother thank you granny :p eheeheh

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