COBI Messerschmitt BF110 D (5716)
The COBI Messerschmitt BF110 D (5716) features 422 highly detailed brick parts and colorful, easy to read detailed instructions. The COBI Messerschmitt BF110 D Set parts all work perfectly with LEGO and you will be impressed with the quality of COBI sets. COBI Sets differ in that they offer many more pieces and the majority of the parts are unique to COBI. You can learn more about the similarities and differences between COBI and LEGO here.
The COBI Messerschmitt BF-110 D (5716) includes 2 mini figure and all the markings are pad printed so stickers are not necessary.
Both children and adults will get hours of enjoyment from this COBI Messerschmitt BF110 D (5716) . Whether you are buying to display or play, Cobi Brick sets will not disappoint. Ships quickly from Billings, MT USA with tracking number.
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Messerschmitt BF110 History
The Messerschmitt Bf 110, often known unofficially as the Me 110, is a twin-engine Zerstörer (Destroyer, heavy fighter) and fighter-bomber (Jagdbomber or Jabo) developed in Nazi Germany in the 1930s and used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. Hermann Göring was a proponent of the Bf 110. It was armed with two MG FF 20 mm cannon, four 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 17 machine guns, and one 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine gun (in later variants the rear gunner station would be armed with the twin-barreled MG 81Z) for defence. Development work on an improved type to replace the Bf 110 – the Messerschmitt Me 210 – began before the war started, but its teething troubles resulted in the Bf 110 soldiering on until the end of the war in various roles, with its replacements: the Me 210 and the significantly improved Me 410 Hornisse.
The Bf 110 served with considerable success in the early campaigns in Poland, Norway and France. The primary weakness of the Bf 110 was its lack of maneuverability, although this could be mitigated with better tactics. This weakness was exploited by the RAF when Bf 110s were flown as close escort to German bombers during the Battle of Britain. When British bombers began targeting German territory with nightly raids, some Bf 110-equipped units were converted to night fighters, a role to which the aircraft was well suited. After the Battle of Britain the Bf 110 enjoyed a successful period as an air superiority fighter and strike aircraft in other theatres and defended Germany from strategic air attack by day against the USAAF’s 8th Air Force, until an American change in fighter tactics rendered them increasingly vulnerable to developing American air supremacy over the Reich as 1944 began.
During the Balkans and North African campaigns and on the Eastern Front, it rendered valuable ground support to the German Army as a potent fighter-bomber. Later in the war, it was developed into a formidable radar-equipped night fighter, becoming the main night-fighting aircraft of the Luftwaffe. Most of the German night fighter aces flew the Bf 110 at some point during their combat careers and the top night fighter ace, Major Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, flew it exclusively and claimed 121 victories in 164 sorties.
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Cobi brick sets are compatible with all other top quality brick brands. Cobi Bricks are made in Poland (European Union) and the sets are full of unique parts made just for adding realism to each set. These sets may require more attention to build due to the numerous parts and “layered” approach that Cobi Brick sets use. Cobi Brick sets come with super detailed and easy to use colored instructions.
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Michael MacDaniels (verified owner) –
Love the details on this updated plane. My son and I loved building it and it looks sweet next to the old version!
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Al (verified owner) –
Excellent set. My grandson wanted this one and we built it together.
stephen.bullard (verified owner) –
Like all the Cobi Sets, this one is awesome. Attention to detail Quality of the parts and directions are superb. I highly recommend it.
stephen.bullard (verified owner) –
I love all my Cobi Sets, and this one is awesome. Fantastic Attention to detail Quality of the parts and directions are superb. I highly recommend it.
samroz (verified owner) –
Bought this for my grandson and he absolutely loved it. He usually gets tanks from me and this was his first plane. Now he wants the Mosquito!
As usual, Warbricks shipped quickly in a well packaged box. Thanks for putting a smile on my grandsons face.