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The Messerschmitt Bf 109, often called the Me 109, was a German World War II Luftwaffe fighter aircraft designed by Willy Messerschmitt and Robert Lusser during the early to mid 1930s.
The Bf 109 is a vehicle featured in Battlefield 1942 and is the Wehrmacht's and Royal Italian Army's main fighter aircraft. It has space for one player, who pilots the aircraft. It has two weapons available, its machine guns with 900 rounds of ammunition, and single bombs, with 15 units available.
As with other fighter aircraft, the Bf 109 main role is mostly to support ground troops and to hunt enemy fighters and bombers. Its machine guns are very effective against lighter targets, such as aircraft and cars, and its single bomb can aid greatly in destroying enemy armor.
A bomb is also efficient against emplacements, as a single well-placed bomb can destroy any anti-aircraft gun, defgun or heavy machine gun position. The Bf 109 is especially fast and maneuverable, which makes it the optimal choice for dogfighting compared to other allied craft.
The Bf 109 prime weakness is its weak armor. Anti-aircraft guns rip through it in just a few shots. The Bf 109 requires a certain degree of skill to use effectively.
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One variant of the aircraft appears in the Pre-Alpha. The Bf 109 G-2 is armed with two 7.92mm MG131 machine guns and a single 20mm MG151.