Friday, 20 August 2010

Battle of Britain Summer: Me 110 "The Destroyer"

As the 70'th anniversary of the Battle of Britain is about to start, something from my 1/144 collection.

In formation, low over Britain coming in under the radar, Dowding and Keith Park's nightmare, an unseen enemy piloted by the Luftwaffe elite hitting key installations on the south coast of England.

A closer look:

Front on, still a sinister chap:

Luckily for the RAF not used to their strengths, but exposed in their weaknesses when trying to take on the Spitfires and Hurricanes of Fighter Command.


Tim Gow said...

Ah, the Heavy Fighter - weapon of the future. I'm sure it'll sweep the RAF from the skies above your table...
I must confess a lingering attachment to the Bf110 as the 1/72 Airfix version was the first kit I ever painted. Not very well, so no change there!

Paul said...

Keith Park, not Parke...he's a kiwi you know!

Geordie an Exiled FoG said...

Just testing ;)

Amended and corrected :)

Ironic these elite units, best pilots in the worst machines