Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-092
Decal Sheet Title Shifting Sands
Types Featured OA-10A, HH-60G, F-111E, F-117A, B-52G

 

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Wolfpak Decals sheet 72-092 "Shifting Sands" provides markings for a number of aircraft including an OA-10A from the 23 TASS, HH-60G from the 33rd RS, F-111E from the 20th TFW, F-117A from the 415th TFS and a B-52G from the 524th BS. The aircraft on the sheet are:

  • OA-10A 77-0218 NF 23 TASS, 602 TACW at Davis-Monthan AFB in 1991. This carried the standard Euro 1 scheme, comprising FS36081, FS43092 and FS34102 with all markings in black. The fin cap was blue and it carried 3 yellow stars;
  • HH-60G 91-26403 ZZ from the 33rd RS, 18th Wg at Bagram AB during February 2008. It was painted overall Gunship Grey (FS36118) with black markings;
  • F-111E 68-0050 UH from the 20th TFW at Incirlik during February 1991. Ity was painted in the last scheme for the type - Gunship Grey FS36118 with all markings in black;
  • F-117A 86-0839 TR from the 415th TFS, 37th TFW at King Khalid AB during 1991. It was black overall with all markings  in light grey; and
  • B-52G 58-0175 "Triangle K" from the 524th BS, 379th BW at Wurtsmith AFB during 1991. It was painted in the Strategic Camouflage Scheme, comprising FS36081 Grey and FS34086 Green on the upper surfaces and FS36118 on the lower surfaces. It carried large "VIPER" nose art and a black triangle, outlined in grey and containing a grey "K" on the tail.

Wolfpak provide comprehensive history, weapons loadout and painting information, with a single side view of each aircraft and smaller camouflage scheme markings where required. The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop.

Review and images by Chris St Clair