Wick's Bf 109s

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  1. Njaco

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    #1 Njaco, Feb 1, 2010
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    From the library and internet, some pics of Helmut Wick's bf109s.
     

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    some profiles and artwork.
     

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    That is the same model Im gonna be doing for the BoB Build Chris.... Dont think Im doin Wick's crate tho, but great stuff nonetheless.....
     
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    Think I will be tackling Wick's machine....want to try that dappled camo....:D
     
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    I was thinking the same Wayne. I've always admired Wick.
     
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    i bought the Tamiya E-4 kit for the BoB build so i could do Wicks mount, got a 1/72 die cast of his E-4 as well
     
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    bookcover
     

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    yep thats the one i'm gonna do for the BoB build, want to do the spitfire that shot him down as well
     
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    Always wondered what his final scored might have been, had he survived the war.....the same with Molders.
     
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    Interesting that 2 of the photos and one of the color profiles has a small bluebird(?) just in front of the double chevrons. I've seen pics and profiles of Wick's planes before but I had never noticed this element. Thanks for posting these njaco.
    Derek
     
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    :oops: Yeah, great stuff! Forgot that.....:oops:
     
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    Alleged by some researchers to be something of an overclaimer. Not my particular area of interest though.
     
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    interesting how the first few pics the tail was "photoshopped" to take out the swastika.
     
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    Usually you find this with pictures for sale on EBay, I beleive some coutnies have a rule that you cant post something for sale that shows the swastika. Not for sure though.
     
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    Just found out that pic #9 is NOT Wick but rather von Bulow-Bothkamp, despite what the caption said.
     
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    and some more........
     

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    found some more including 2 from Wurger and some expanded views of previous pics. Some profiles and book cover thrown in.
     

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    Good stuff Chris. I hadn't seen that second pic before. Interesting that the profile (as most others) show the nose in yellow, but the book cover has the ID paint as white, which, I believe, is the correct interpretation for JG2. Most sources state yellow nose / wing tips, but i recently saw something about it being white, born out by the tones on a B&W photo.
     
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    As a matter of interest, the man who was Wick's 18th victory posts over on the Twelve O' Clock High forum...
     
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    The White nose was first, then Yellow was applied later, I'm still wanting to confirm the white wingtips....that second pic is a bit better in the book that Chris posted and it looks like the lower side of the outer wing just may be white?....maybe?? If white was used it was very short lived....
     
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