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Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10

Spearhead of the German fighter force in World War II

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the spearhead of the German fighter force in World War II, unchallenged until it faced the Spitfire. It was difficult to fly, though, and nearly one-third were lost in accidents. This Bf 109G ("Gustav") is in the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in Oregon.

Source: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

About Lyle Jansma

Over time, photographer Lyle Jansma has improved his technique for creating and sharing 360º cockpit views, taking his camera to other aircraft collections including the Museum of Flight, Tillamook Air Museum, Evergreen Air & Space Museum, and the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The images are available on the ACI Cockpit360º App for iPads and iPhones, and now, in the Panorama gallery.

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