Messerschmitt Bf 109D

Bf-109DThe Bf 109D was the most numerous German front-line fighter in September 1938 with more than 300 in service. Equipped with a Junkers Jumo 210D liquid-cooled 12-cylinder engine, the fighter had a top speed of 273 mph at 19,685 feet. Armament was two 7.92 mm MG 17 machine guns in the wings, plus another two MG 17s mounted on the nose and firing through the two-blade metal propeller.  With an 89-gallon fuel tank capacity, the 671hp engine managed a maximum range of 280 miles.