1/48 Eduard, Bf 109G-10/U4, W. Nr. 611048, II./JG 52, Neubiberg Airfield, Germany, May 8th, 1945.
In the middle of April 1945 II./JG 52 relocated from Fels am Wagram airport to Hosching airport from where she flew the missions to support the German units as well as against the Soviet offensive during the battle of Brno, as well as fighter sorties against the American units over Austria and Southern Czech Lands. In the beginning of May, the relocation to Zeltweg followed and from here, on May 8th, 1945, all airworthy planes took off for Bavarian Neubiberg, where the pilots were captured the American Army. Camouflage of this airframe, spray-painted in RLM 75/83 colors on the upper surfaces and RLM 76 on the lower surfaces is complimented by the Luftflotte 4 recognition marking introduced on March 7th, 1945, in the form of yellow painted nose and rudder. Before the assignment to II./JG 52 the aircraft had served with another unit, its original marking was overpainted in the camouflage color. The rudder features 7 kill markings.