**** DONE: Bf 110 C Stab II./ZG76, Maj.Erich Groth - Me/ Fw Group Build.

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, May 2, 2011
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    ok here's my entry for the Me/Fw group build :D
    User Name: rochie
    Name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Kit: Eduard
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: none
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    An emergency landing was carried out with this aircraft by pilot Oblt. Hermann Weeber and gunner Uffz. Max Michael on September 4, 1940 at Cousley Wood in the
    vicinity of Sussex. Both crew were captured. Same as the aircraft depicted on the previous page, this plane carried the initial camouflage scheme consisting of sharply
    demarked fields of RLM 70/71/65. At the front end, it carried the identifier for II./ZG76, a large sharkmouth in red and white. The kill markings on the vertical tail belonged
    to the unit CO, Erich Groth. Groth reached a total of thirteen kills prior to, on August 12, 1941, fatally crashing near Stavanger in Norway. (His gunner, Ofw. Herbert
    Muche also died.) He was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross.
    the profile is from the Eduard instruction sheet:D
     
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    Looking forward to see this one Red 2!
     
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    many thanks old boy
     
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    First 110, nice!
     
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    thanks guys and a big thanks to Andy for supplying the decals, cheers mate
     
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    Good stuff. I'm after this bird myself.

    Cracking choice
     
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    Any time Karl. Take care on those nacelles. A bit of a tricky fit but overall a nice kit.
     
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    Great choice Karl! This group build shouldn't pass without at least one of these.
     
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    Nice one old chap, looking forward to the build, what.
     
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    Ah, a bit of variety, nice choice Karl.
     
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    thanks Guy's, i have some pictures of the crash landing that i'll post when work allows and should make a start on the build by sunday i hope
     
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    Nice challenge for you Karl! Go for it!
     
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    That should be a beauty with that big mouth on it!
     
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    cheers Wayne/Glenn.
    couple of pics of the crash landing source : Jagdewaffe Luftwaffe Colours Zerstorer Vol 1
     

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    I bet that ruined the gardeners day....
     
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    i'm sure he could of picked a more considerate spot to put it down on !!!!!!
     
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    I'd have kept the '110 in the garden shed!
     
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    "Dad I think we have Visitors" this should be a nice one Karl.Cheers
     
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