The Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 Werk Nr. 410077, under restauration by Midwest Aero Restorations Ltd and belonging to Bruce Winter of San Antonio, Texas, has had its first engine run since 1943, in Danville, Illinois. Midwest Aero Ltd has posted this video of the engine runs on its YouTube channel.
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Apr 28 2018
Hangar 10 shared two photos on its Facebook page showing the first flight of Bf 109G-6 “Black 8”, a veteran of JG 27 powered by a DB 605 engine. The flight took place from Heringsdorf airport on the Usedom island in Germany, with Klaus Plasa at the controls. Sources: Hangar 10 Aerodynamic Media
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Nov 25 2017
The last surviving HA-1112-M4L Buchón (G-AWHC), a twin-seater variant of the Buchón, flew again yesterday at Sywell Aerodrome in the UK. Richard Grace was at the controls and made two flights.The aircraft was part of Connie Edwards’ collection, which was sold in 2014. More information and videos on the Sywell Aerodrome Facebook page.
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Jun 18 2017
The Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 W.Nr. 3579 (G-CIPB) “White 14” flew again at Biggin Hill on June 13, following completion by the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.
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May 10 2017
On April 22, John Romain made the first flight of Bf 109G-10 registered N90602 in Madras, Oregon. It is a Hispano Buchón, re-engined with an Allison engine. The engine cowlings are identical to those of wartime Bf 109G, giving the aircraft an identical appearance. The only visible difference is that the propeller is a shortened DC-3 propeller. This …
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Sep 29 2016
The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar’s Messerschmitt Bf 109E “White 14” recently made its first engine tests. The aircraft was built in 1939 and lost in 1942 on the Russian front. It was salvaged in 1992 and changed hands several times before reaching the UK where it is being restored and should fly again soon.
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Aug 06 2016
Hangar10’s Messerschmitt Bf 109G-12, a Hispano Aviación Buchón restored to the G-12 standard by Meier Motors using an original DB 605 engine, made its first flight on August 4 with Charlie Brown at the controls. This rare twin-seat variant of the German fighter will be used to train Bf 109 and Buchón pilots. Source: Hangar10
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May 24 2016
On May 20, the Military Aviation Museum’s Bf 109G du Military Aviation Museum made its first flight since it arrived in the US. The aircraft is a Hispano Buchón restored by Meier Motors and powered by a DB 605 engine salvaged on a Bf 110, making it an approximation of Bf 109G-4/G-5. It is painted …
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Jan 02 2016
Testrun Bf109 G-6 “Black 8”Testrun Bf109 G-6 “Schwarze 8″Wir wünschen allen Hangar10 Freunden ein frohes und besinnliches Weihnachtsfest. Wir können es kaum erwarten diesen schönen Flieger bei uns zu haben.#Messerschmitt #Bf109 #Me109 #MeierMotorsGmbH #MerryChristmas Posted by Hangar10 on Friday, December 25, 2015 On December 30, 2015, the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 “Black 8” WkNr 440738 made …
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Aug 12 2015
The Messerschmitt Bf 109G D-FOON belonging to The Fighter Factory has been restored to airworthiness by Meier Motors and made it maiden flight yesterday with Charlie Brown at the controls. Another test flight took place today, and in-flight photos were taken.
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Aug 20 2013
The Bf 109G-4 “Red 7” restored and flown by EADS / Messerschmitt Foundation landed wheels-up in a field after suffering an engine failure during an airshow in Roskilde, Denmark, last Sunday. The pilot is unhurt and the aircraft does not seem to have suffered heavy damage. The propeller is shattered and the engine will certainly …
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Nov 14 2012
Since 2006, Michael Rinner has been building a Messerschmitt Bf 109G in Althofen, Austria, using newly-manufactured parts that were either reverse-engineered or based on original drawings. The fuselage is now largely complete and the next major step is creating a set of wings for the aircraft. It is hoped that it will fly in late …
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Sep 09 2012
German-based warbirds restairation company Meier Motors has revealed on its website that it has been tasked to restore a Bf 109E to airworthiness. The aircraft, belonging to an unknown private owner, is an early-series “Emil” that took part in the final stages of the Spanish Civil War. The aircraft’s fuselage is in poor condition but …
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