Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-117
Decal Sheet Title Aces High
Types Featured F-16C, MiL-17, F-35A

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Wolfpak Decals sheet 72-117 "Aces High" covers a diverse range of aircraft, including an F-16C from the 147th FW, Texas ANG, a MiL-17 operated by the 6th SOS and two F-35As from the 57th and 419th wings. The aircraft featured are:

  • F-16C-25B 83-1147 from the 11th FS, 147th FW, Texas ANG at Ellington AFB during November 2005. It wore the two tone grey scheme comprising Gunship Grey (FS36118) upper surfaces and Neutral Grey FS36270 lower surfaces. It was marked as the WIng Commander's aircraft and carried '147 FW" markings on the fin and a red and white steer's head, together with the standard unit markings comprising a Texas flag on the lower rudder and fin and a red fin band containing "HOUSTON" in white. Below the Texas flag was "Don't Mess with Texas" in black script;
  • MiL-17-1V N173RU from the 6th SOS at Hurlburt Field, Florida during April 2010. It was painted overall semi-gloss white and carried no markings other than the N number on the rear boom;
  • F-35A 12-5049 from the 6th WPS, 57th Wg at Nellis AFB during November 2017. It carried the standard FS36170 scheme with RAM painted a lighter grey and carried grey "WA" tailcodes and "6 WPS" on the fin;
  • F-35A 15-5122 from the 466th FS, 419th FW at Hill AFB during November 2017. Painted similarly to 12-5049, it carried light grey "HL" tail codes with "466 FS" on the fin.

As usual for Wolfpak, instructions provide a color side view of each aircraft, small camouflage scheme drawings, unit history, weapons loadout and full color information. The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop.

Review and images by Chris St Clair