Walk around the Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann

The Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann was a trainer developed in Germany on the brink of WWII. It was widely used by the Germans but also by a large variety of Air Forces around the world. Sweden ordered 120 Bestmanns in 1942 to make a dire needed replacement of older trainers. These were licensed to be constructed by Hägglund & söner in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.

Here are pictures of two Swedish Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann, one at Västerås Flygmuseum, Västerås, Sweden and one at Frlyvapenmuseet, Linköping, Sweden.

Building the Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann in 1/48?

If you want to build the Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann in scale 1/48 there is really just one kit by Special Hobby. They have released at least three versions of the kit but if you like do build the Swedish version this is the one to use: https://www.specialhobby.eu/vlastni-produkce-1/special-hobby/b-cker-b-181-bestmann.html

Picture gallery of the Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann at Västerås Flygplansmuseum, Västerås, Sweden
Picture gallery of the Bücker Bü 181B-1 Bestmann at Flygvapenmuseum in Linköping, Sweden
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