PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

hobbyzone.biz

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

luckymodel.com

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

tacair-hobbies.com

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

culttvmanshop.com/

SEARCH CYBERMODELER ONLINE:

By your command...

FOLLOW US

Facebook Facebook
Twitter Twitter
Flickr Flickr
YouTube YouTube
RSS RSS

Notice: The appearance of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense, or NASA imagery or art does not constitute an endorsement nor is Cybermodeler Online affiliated with these organizations.

Black Ponies and More Broncos

AOA Decals 1/72 Black Ponies and More Broncos Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2015 Manufacturer AOA Decals
Subject Black Ponies and More Broncos Scale 1/72
Set Number 72003 Pros Extensive subject selection and airframe stencil set for the USN/USMC OV-10A
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $16.50    

First Look

AOA Decals has retured with this really nice superset of markings covering 21 OV-10A Broncos in US Navy and Marine Corps service during the Vietnam War.

Black Ponies and More Broncos Black Ponies and More Broncos

The aircraft included in this set include:

  • OV-10A, 155494, VAL-4, UM/114, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971-72, 'Angel of Death'
  • OV-10A, 155503, VAL-4, UM/15, Vung Tau AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155494, VAL-4, UM/114, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155494, VAL-4, UM/114, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1970-71
  • OV-10A, 155458, VAL-4, UM/110, Bihn Thuy AB, 1972, 'Charlies Nemesis'
  • OV-10A, 155405, VAL-4, UM/111, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971/72, 'White Lightning'
  • OV-10A, 155471, VAL-4, UM/106, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971, 'The Ugly Duckling'
  • OV-10A, 155471, VAL-4, UM/106, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971/72, 'The Ugly Duckling'
  • OV-10A, 155463, VAL-4, UM/104, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971, 'Pegasus'
  • OV-10A, 155417, VAL-4, UM/105, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971-72, 'Gaboon Viper'
  • OV-10A, 155496, VAL-4, UM/103, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1970-71
  • OV-10A, 155463, VAL-4, UM/4, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155474, VAL-4, UM/102, Bihn Thuy AB, 1972
  • OV-10A, 155496, VAL-4, UM/103, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155496, VAL-4, UM/103, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155495, VAL-4, UM/1, Vung Tau AB/Bihn Thuy AB, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155475, VAL-4, UM/101, Bihn Thuy AB, 1971/72, 'The Baron's Mistress J'
  • OV-10A, 155470, VS-41, RA/8, NAS North Island, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155470, VS-41, RA/8, NAS North Island, 1971
  • OV-10A, 155456, VMO-6, UU/57, Quang Tri, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155405, VMO-6, WB/5, MCAS Futenma, 1971

The subjects include overall gray and green over gray aircraft plus one overall black example. This set provides two complete sets of airframe stencils including the overwing walkway, two styles of engine exhaust shields, three types of propeller warning stripes, two types of exhaust warnings, three types of the Danger ejection seat triangles, and more.

This set will provide some colorful alternatives for the Academy OV-10A kit. For more information about this set and the other releases from AOA Decals, visit their website at www.aoadecals.com.

My sincere thanks to AOA Decals for this review sample!

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

bnamodelworld.com

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

horizon-models.com

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

fcadecals.com