Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-114
Decal Sheet Title Star Fighters
Types Featured A-10A, MQ-1, MQ-9B, B-26C, C-119C

 

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Wolfpak Decals sheet 72-114 "Star Fighters" covers a wide range of USAF subjects - an A-10A from Suwon AB, MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reapers operated by the North Dakota ANG, B-26C from SAC and a C-119C from the 28th BW. The aircraft are:

  • A-10A 80-0250 from the 25th TFS at Suwon AB during November 1094, painted in the Euro 1 scheme comprising dark green FS34092, medium green FS34102 and dark grey FS36081 with markings predominantly in black. It carried black "SU" tailcodes with the squadron and wing badges on the fuselage;
  • MQ-1 08-0247 from the 178th RS, 119th RW of the North Dakota ANG at Hector Field. It was painted overall FS36375 and carried black "ND" codes on the control surfaces with red bands containing "Happy Hooligans" in white;
  • MQ-9B 13-0246 from the 178th RS, 119th RW of the North Dakota ANG at Hector Field during December 2017. It carried the standard two-tone grey scheme for the type, comprising FS36375 upper surfaces with FS35237 lower surfaces. Markings were in black with "ND" tail codes on the control surfaces and red bands containing "Happy Hooligans" in white;
  • B-26C-40-DT 44-35614 from SAC during 1950 in overall natural metal with the control surfaces painted aluminium lacquer. It carried a SAC sash on the rear fuselage and Strategic Air Command insignia on the fin;
  • C-119C-15-FA 49-149 from the 28th BW at Ellsworth AFB during 1955. It was overall natural metal with a SAC flash on the fuselage under the cockpit windows.

Instructions follow the standard format for Wolfpak - a color side view for each type, black and white camouflage diagrams and full history, weapons loadout and color details. The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop.

Review and images by Chris St Clair