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Messerschmitt Bf.109X
 
 Mess-109X-01
 
After the success of a demonstration at Zürich in 1937, Udet was receptive to the idea of developing an export version of the Bf 109 but with a different engine than the DB 601. 
 
 Mess-109X-02
 
The engine chosen was the P&W "Twin Wasp" SC-G of 1200 hp. The Messerschmitt company received a contract from RLM/LC on 13 June 1938 to fit the P&W Twin Wasp on the Bf 109 V21 (21st prototype) Werknummer 1770 (D-IFKQ). 
 
 Mess-109X-03
 
Even the maiden flight date is not known; it is established that Hermann Wurster flew it at Augsburg on 17 August 1939 and in September 1940 it was part of the DVL (Deutsche Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt) at Brauschweig-Völkenrode with the Stammkennzeichen code KB+II. Its fate is not known.
 
 Mess-109X-04
 
As the BMW 801 radial engine became available, a Bf 109F, Werknummer 5608, callsign D-ITXP was converted with a BMW 801 A-0. This aircraft became a prototype for the Bf 109X.
 
The fuselage had a wider cross-section, and a new canopy was fitted. The wing tips were similar to that of the Bf 109E. 
The prototype was first flown by Flugkapitän Fritz Wendel on 2 September 1940, and the test flights continued despite troubles with the BMW 801A powerplant.
 
 Mess-109X-05
 
Development was stopped in early 1942.
 
 Mess-109X-06
 
 
 
 


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