Warbird enthusiasts are now being offered the opportunity to own a Messerschmitt BF-109G-6 which has reportedly been rebuilt to its original wartime configuration.
As previously reported, The aircraft, S/N 440738, was built by Wiener Neustädter Flugzeugwerke in 1944 and is said to be the only original, airworthy example of the type in existence. It served with Jagdgeschwader 27 and crashed on May 29, 1944, being recovered for a restoration project that commenced in Austria in 2007. In 2013, the machine was acquired by Air Fighter Academy of Zirchow, Germany who continued the project along with MeierMotors GmbH of Eschbach, Germany.
The G-6, “Black 8”, is powered by a Daimler Benz 605A which has reportedly amassed 0 hours since overhaul. It is currently being offered for €4,950,000. Click here to check out the complete listing.