Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-122
Decal Sheet Title Passing the Test
Types Featured F-4E, B-52G

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Wolfpak Decals sheet 72-122 "Passing the Test" proves markings for an F-4E from the 6512th TS and two B-52Gs from the 320th BW used for cruise missile tests between 1981 and 1984. The aircraft are:

  • F-4E-31-MC 66-0289 from the 6512th TS at Edwards AFB during 1984. This aircraft carried the "wraparound" version of the South East Asia scheme, comprising Dark Green FS34079, Medium Green FS34102 and Tan FS30219. The upper wings were painted gloss white. Black "ED" tailcodes were carried together with the 6512th TS standard fin stripe - blue outlined in white and containing white "X"s;
  • B-52G-115-BW 58-0247 from the 320th BW at Mather AFB but assigned to Edwards AFB. This aircraft carried the SIOP scheme comprising Dark Green FS34079, SAC Bomber Green FS34159 and SAC Bomber Tan FS34201 with gloss white undersurfaces. Individual markings were limited to "USAF 80204" tail markings and wing/SAC badges on the nose;
  • B-52G-100-BW 58-0204 from the 320th BW at Mather AFB but assigned to McConnell AFB.  This was painted and marked identically to 58-0247 but also carried black panels on the top of the inner wings with an orange-red stripe on the pylon center-line.

Instructions follow the standard format for Wolfpak - a full color side view of each aircraft, black and white camouflage scheme drawings and full unit and aircraft history, weapons loadout and color information.

The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop in perfect register.

Review and images by Chris St Clair