Me109 @ YAM

Woodie

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

This is to show the relevant size of a Me109 and a Halifax 4 engined heavy bomber of WW2.This is the only example of a Halifax, except for a wreck from a fjord at Hendon RAF Museum, London. This full scale Halifax was built from scratch at Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington,near York.
This ME109 has the original Daimler- Benz DB605AM engine. Most of the ones flying today have RR Merlin engines and are from the Spanish air force.
German Me109 has exhaust low down on nose as seen here. Later Spanish 109 have the exhaust the same place as a Spitfire.
Me109’s wingspan 32.5feet, (10 metres). Length 30feet (9 metres)
Halifax wingspan 100feet and length 70feet

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