Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-103
Decal Sheet Title Death With Finesse
Types Featured F-16C, F-35A, F-22A, EA-18G

 

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Wolfpak Decals sheet 72-104 "Death With Finesse" provides markings for an Ohio ANG F-16C, 62 FS F-35A, two 95th FS F-22As and a VAQ-132 EA-18G (which flew with USAF EWOs). The aircraft are:

  • F-16C-42H 90-0702 from the 112th FS of the Ohio ANG at Toledo MAP during July 2016. It was painted in the new Have Grey 5 scheme of overall Camouflage Grey (FS36170) with all markings predominantly in light grey. It carried a large grey hornet on the fin with "OH" tailcodes and a green fin band containing "Toledo" in black;
  • F-35A 13-5068 from the 62d FS at Luke AFB during September 2016. This carried the standard F-35A scheme with light grey "LF" tailcodes;
  • F-22A 05-4095 from the 95th FS at RAF Lakenheath during April 2016, painted in the standard F-22 scheme. This was the commander's aircraft and carried light grey "TY" tailcodes (with black outlines) as well as "95 FS" on the fin;
  • F-22A 05-4086 from the 95th FS at RAF Lakenheath during April 2016. It was painted similarly to xxxx and also carried light grey "TY" tailcodes;
  • EA-18G  166694 from VAQ-132 during 2011. This aircraft wore the standard EA-18 TPS scheme comprising Dark Ghost Grey FS36320 and Light Ghost Grey FS36375. The vertical tails carried a three tone brown camouflage scheme with FS30475, FS30279 and FS30140. The outer fins carried large black scorpion emblems and "VAQ-132 SCORPIONS" was carried on the fuselage. The stars'n'bars and aircraft insignia were all brown.

Instructions follow the standard format for Wolfpak - a side view of each type, small black and white camouflage scheme drawings, and full history, weapons loadout and color information for each aircraft. The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop.

Review and images by Chris St Clair