Bf 109 G-10

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Bf 109 G-10
General characteristics
1 personCrew
3.508 tTake-off weight
2.43 kg/sBurst mass
Flight characteristics
12500 mCeiling
Daimler-Benz DB-605DBEngine
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
790 km/hStructural
360 km/hGear
Offensive armament
20 mm MG 151 cannonWeapon 1
200 roundsAmmunition
750 shots/minFire rate
2 x 13 mm MG 131 machine gunWeapon 2
600 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
1 x 250 kg SC250JA bombSetup 1
2 x 30 mm MK 108 cannon (secondary)Setup 2
2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon (secondary)Setup 3
63000 Rp icon.pngResearch
240000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png22000 / 29677/11900 / 16053/5400 / 7284Repair
68000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
240000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1100 Ge icon.pngAces
172 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
360 % Sl icon.png390 % Sl icon.png130 % Sl icon.png
This page is about the German fighter Bf 109 G-10. For other uses, see Bf 109 (Family).


GarageImage Bf109G10.jpg

The Bf 109 G-10 is a rank IV German fighter with a battle rating of 5.7 (AB) and 5.3 (RB/SB). It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27.

Not very different from the Bf 109 F's and other Bf 109 G's, the G-10 can only be identified by paint scheme. Unfortunately the other camouflage (I./JG 27) can be mistaken for a Bf 109 G-6, but can be differed from a Bf-109 K-4. The G-10 does not have a retractable landing gear in the rear while the K-4 does (the Bf 109 K-4 is the only model to have retractable rear landing gear).

General info

Flight performance

Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 7,000 m)
Max altitude
Turn time
Rate of climb
Take-off run
Stock 662 645 12500 20.1 20.9 17.0 17.0 325
Upgraded 729 692 18.2 19.0 32.6 21.8


Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
790 360 460 460 260 ~12 ~6
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 450 < 390 < 450 > 715
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
6,800 m 1,265 hp 1,569 hp

Survivability and armour

  • 60 mm Bulletproof glass in front and rear of the cockpit
  • 4-8 mm Steel plates on the pilot seat
  • 10 mm Steel plates around pilot's head
  • 21 mm Steel plate on the rear of the fuel tank, with 4 mm plates surrounding it on other sides


Offensive armament

The Bf 109 G-10 is armed with:

  • A choice between two presets:
    • 1 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon, nose-mounted (200 rpg)
    • 1 x 30 mm MK 108 cannon, nose-mounted (65 rpg)
  • 2 x 13 mm MG 131 machine guns, nose-mounted (300 rpg = 600 total)

The two machine guns are in the upper part of the fuselage just in front of the cockpit. The 20 or 30 mm cannon is mounted to fire through the propeller shaft and out the propeller hub.

Suspended armament

The Bf 109 G-10 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 1 x 250 kg SC250JA bomb (250 kg total)
  • 2 x 30 mm MK 108 cannons, wing-mounted (35 rpg = 70 total)
  • 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons, wing-mounted (135 rpg = 270 total)

Usage in battles

The Bf 109 G-10's instrument panel.

The Bf 109 G-10 is a 109 that does not change very much. It fits in between the: Bf 109 G-14 and K-4. One of the best tactics is to use your decent climb rate to get above most of the enemy team. This could be American fighters, however, Spitfires will most likely outclimb you. The best tactic to attack enemies below is to Boom and Zoom, if they turn, pull up immediately as you could risk getting shot. Another good tactic would be to fly over an enemy and bait them to climb up. When they do this fly away to gain some distance and do a large circle around them. It is crucial you keep your distance as you will die if you're too close. After a couple of seconds, the enemy aircraft will stall, take this opportunity to kill him. It is important to avoid using this manoeuvre with Spitfires as they will climb right up to you and obliterate you before they stall. If a Spitfire is above you and tries to Boom and Zoom you, do a split S to avoid him, if he follows pull back the throttle and wait for his zoom climb to stab him in the back, but it will most likely rip the wings or enter a G-force induced loss of consciousness (G-LOC).

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Not controllable Controllable
Auto control available
Auto control available
Auto control available
Separate Not controllable
1 gear
Not controllable


Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair Radiator Offensive 13 mm ETC 500/IXb I
II Compressor Airframe New 13 mm MGs MK 108 cannon
III Wings repair Engine Offensive 20 mm Offensive 30 mm R6 modification
IV Engine injection Cover New 20 mm cannons New 30 mm cannons R5 modification
  • It is recommended to go for the performance upgrades as they will benefit you more than if you chose the weaponry options, gunpods should not be put on the Bf 109 G-10 as they hinder the performance during energy fighting.

Pros and cons


  • Excellent acceleration
  • Excellent climb rate, even stock
  • Improved high-altitude performance over earlier Bf 109s, improved supercharger can maintain maximum boost with WEP to ~7,000m
  • Variable-speed supercharger eliminates "weak altitudes" between gear changes seen in allied fighters. Engine power is consistent
  • Variable-speed supercharger allows for Bf 109s to maintain maximum engine power at enemy fighter supercharger gear switch altitudes; at these heights an enemy plane will be either gain no benefit from WEP or be forced to prematurely switch to the next gear, which draws more power from the engine to drive the compressor. Supercharger gear switch varies from plane to plane (as well as with airspeed and temperature), but typically is between 3500m-4500m for Spitfires, P-51s, and F4U-4Bs.
  • Can WEP for 5 minutes non-stop until it reaches ~100°C (212°F)\
  • 20 minutes of MW-50 available for WEP
  • WEP fuel load is close to the engine fuel load
  • Engine cools down very quickly at 0% throttle
  • Good dive characteristics
  • Great dive acceleration, better than most opponents it faces
  • Can pull High-G manoeuvres
  • Armament is interchangeable between a heavy 30 mm Mk 108 and a lighter 20 mm Mg 151 with more ammunition
  • 2nd fastest Bf 109, only the K-4 is faster
  • Fastest Bf 109 at extreme altitudes


  • Poor sustained turn radius.
  • Tends to be out-climbed/outrun by post-war aircraft, many late/post-war allied props wholly outperform it at low altitudes
  • Low rip speed — combined with the excellent dive acceleration, this plane can quickly reach unsafe speeds in dive
  • Ammunition can run out really quickly for the Mk 108's.
  • Flight performance drastically decreases with under-wing gondola pods.
  • Requires skill to play efficiently.
  • Can face F8F Bearcats and Griffon Spitfires, which can be superior in certain situations.


The Bf 109 G-10 was a variant of the already successful Bf 109 series. The G-10 was the combination of a Bf 109 G airframe with a DB605 D-2 Engine, the aircraft was built in the factories of Erla, WNF, and Messerschmit Regensburg. Even though being called a G-10, the aircraft was in production after the G-14, the sole purpose was to produce a fighter better than the G-14 until the K-4 could take its place.


  • G-10 (Light fighter with DB605DM or DB/DC engine)
  • G-10/R2 (Reconnaissance fighter)
  • G-10/R6 (Bad-weather fighter with PKS 12 autopilot)
  • G-10/U4 (As G-10 but with 30 mm/1.18 in MK 108 Motorkanone engine cannon)

In-game description

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was a single-seat monoplane fighter used by the Luftwaffe before and during WWII. It was used as a fighter, interceptor, high-altitude interceptor, fighter-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft.

By early Spring 1944, the Bf 109 G-10 variant had replaced the Bf 109 G-6 in mass-production, being powered by the DB 605D engine with an improved supercharger. Without external pylons, and powered by the DB 605DC, the G-10 was the fastest Bf-109G variant, with a weight of 3,100 kg and top speeds of 550 km/h at sea level and 680 km/h at 7,400 m. It could reach 6,000 m in 5.8 minutes.

Unfortunately, the Bf 109 G-10 would usually reach the front line with factory-installed Ruestsatz armament kits. For example, the Bf 109 G-10/R1 had an ETC fuselage bomb rack for one 250-kg or 4 x 50-kg bombs, a bomb selector switch and a 5mm armor plating under the oil tank. The Bf 109 G-10/R2 with DB 605DB was a reconnaissance variant with the 13mm guns removed and with one Rb 50/30 or 75/30 camera. With a takeoff weight of 3,300 kg (including a 300-litre drop tank) the recon variant could reach 645 km/h at 9,000 m; it had a range of 840 km at a speed of 620 km/h and at an altitude of 8,300 m. The Bf 109 G-10/R14 with DB 605D had a pair of 30mm MK 108 cannon in underwing gondolas. The Bf 109 G-10/R6 was similar to the R14, but with the gondolas housing 20mm MG 151s.


Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

See also

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on the aircraft;
  • other literature.

Bavarian Aircraft Corporation (Bayerische Flugzeugwerke Aktiengesellschaft (BFW)*)
Bf 109  Flegel's Bf 109 A · Bf 109 B-1 · Bf 109 E-1 · Bf 109 E-3 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2 · Bf 109 F-1 · Bf 109 F-2 · Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 F-4/trop · Bf 109 G-2/trop · Bf 109 G-6 · Bf 109 K-4 · Bf 109 G-10 · Bf 109 G-14 · Bf 109 Z
Bf 110  Bf 110 C-6 · Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Bf 110 G-2
Me 410  Me 410 A-1 · Me 410 A-1/U2 · Me 410 A-1/U4 · Me 410 B-1 · Me 410 B-1/U2 · Me 410 B-2/U4 · Me 410 B-6/R3
Bombers  Me 264
Jet Fighters  Me 163 B · Me 163 B-0 · Me 262 A-1a · Me 262 A-1/U4 · Me 262 A-2a · Me 262 A-1a/U1 · Me 262 C-1a · Me 262 C-2b
Export  ▅Bf 109 E-7 · ▄Bf 109 G-14/AS · ▄Bf 109 G-2 · Bf 109 G-2 · ▄Bf 110 G-4
Captured  ▃Bf 109 F-4
  * BFW was later renamed Messerschmitt Aktiengesellschaft (AG) on 11 July 1938. All aircraft currently in production at this time retained the designation Bf while those developed after this date had the designation Me.

Germany fighters
He 51  He 51 A-1 · He 51 B-1 · He 51 B-2/H · He 51 C-1 · He 51 C-1/L
He 100  He 100 D-1
He 112  He 112 A-0 · He 112 B-0 · He 112 B-1/U2 · He 112 B-2/U2 · He 112 V-5
Bf 109 (Jumo)  Flegel's Bf 109 A · Bf 109 B-1
Bf 109 (DB-601)  Bf 109 E-1 · Bf 109 E-3 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2 · Bf 109 F-1 · Bf 109 F-2 · Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 F-4/trop
Bf 109 (DB-605)  Bf 109 G-2/trop · Bf 109 G-2 · Bf 109 G-6 · Bf 109 G-10 · Bf 109 G-14 · Bf 109 K-4
Fw 190 (early)  Fw 190 A-1 · Fw 190 A-4 · Fw 190 A-5 · Fw 190 A-5 · Fw 190 A-5/U2 · Fw 190 A-8 · Fw 190 C
Fw 190 (late)  Fw 190 D-9 · Fw 190 D-12 · Fw 190 D-13 · Fw 190 F-8
Ta 152  Ta 152 C-3 · Ta 152 H-1
USA  ▀P-47D
USSR  ▀La-5FN · ▀Yak-1B
Britain  ▀Tempest Mk V
Italy  ▀CR.42 · ▀Marcolin's C.R.42 CN · ▀G.50 serie 2 · ▀G.50 AS serie 7 · ▀C.200 serie 3 · ▀C.200 serie 7 · ▀C.202
Finland  ▀Hawk H-75A-2