Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Caracal Models
Decal Sheet ID CD72068
Decal Sheet Title B-45 Tornado
Types Featured B-45A

 

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Caracal Models sheet CD72068 provides markings for 3 B-45As and is designed to replace the decals in the Valom kit. The aircraft featured are:

  • B-45A 47-057 from the 84th BS at RAF Alconbury during 1952. This carried a red diagonal fin stripe with black "57" superimposed and red nose art;
  • B-45A 47-065 from the 85th BS at RAF Alconbury during 1952. This carried a yellow diagonal fin stripe with black "65" superimposed and yellow nose art;
  • B-45A 47-090 from the 86th BS at RAF Alconbury during 1954. This carried a blue diagonal fin stripe with black "90" superimposed and blue nose art.

Caracal provide a left side view of each aircraft, a close up showing nose detail and an upper surface scheme. The decals are printed by Microscale and are a great improvement on those in the Valom kit.

Review and images by Chris St Clair