Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Caracal Models
Decal Sheet ID CD72069
Decal Sheet Title RB-45 Tornado
Types Featured RB-45C

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Caracal Models sheet CD72069 provides markings for 3 RB-45Cs and is designed to replace the decals in the Valom kit. The aircraft featured are:

  • RB-45C 48-034 from the 91st SRW during 1952. This was overall natural metal and carried a black square with a black "I" on the fin and black "BE-034" buzz numbers;
  • RB-45C 48-035 from the 84th BS during 1957. This was overall natural metal and carried a red diagonal fin stripe with black "35" superimposed and red nose art (replicated on the wingtip fuel tanks);
  • RB-45C 48-027 from the 91st SRW during 1952. It was overall gloss black and carried carried a red square with a red "I" on the fin and red "BE-027" buzz numbers.

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