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Bf 109G

Eduard Decals 1/48 Bf 109G Royal Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2016 Manufacturer Eduard Decals
Subject Bf 109G Royal Scale 1/48
Set Number BFC015 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $44.95

First Look

Here's a special edition of the Bf 109G decal sheet that first appeared in their Royal Class Bf 109G kit. This super set has sixteen Gustav subjects presented on one large sheet plus a second sheet containing a complete set of airframe stenciling. Take a look:

Bf 109GBf 109G

This set provides markings for 16 examples:

  • Bf 109G-2, CO/JG 54, Eastern Front, 1942, as flown by Maj Hannes Trautloft
  • Bf 109G-2/Trop, Red 1, CO 8/JG 27, Rhodes, 1942, as flown by Oblt Werner Schroer
  • Bf 109G-2/Trop, CO 1./JG 77, Italy, 1942, as flown by Maj Hans Bär
  • Bf 109G-2/Trop, White 4, Stab/JG 77, North Africa, 1942
  • Bf 109G-4, Black 8, 5./JG 52, Eastern Front, 1943
  • Bf 109G-4, Yellow 9, 13./JG 52, Eastern Front, 1943
  • Bf 109G-6, Yellow 1, CO 9./JG 52, Eastern Front, 1943
  • Bf 109G-6, CO II./JG 52, Eastern Front, 1943
  • Bf 109G-6, Red 8, 8./JG 300, Waldlager AB, Germany, 1944
  • Bf 109G-6, Yellow 0, 2a Squadrilglia/2o Gruppo Caccia, Italy, 1944
  • Bf 109G-6, MT-451, 1/HletLv 34, Finnish AF, 1944
  • Bf 109G-6, V8+47, Hungarian AF, 1944
  • Bf 109G-6, Red 8, Romanian AF, 1945
  • Bf 109G-6, J-711, Swiss AF, 1945
  • Bf 109G-14, Yellow 25, 19./EJG 2, Pilsen AB, Germany,1945
  • Bf 109G-14, Black 4, 10./JG 4. Alteno AB, Germany, 1944

These decals are beautifully printed by Cartograf and you can see the nice multi-colored details in perfect register. The instructions are available for download from the Eduard website and provide full views for the placement of these markings and provide sectioned Swastikas (as well as whole Swastikas if you're located in a market where they are not illegal).

These decals are available only from Eduard online store.

My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!