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Aviaeology Decals 1/24 Vital Storm Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2010 Manufacturer Aviaeology Decals
Subject Vital Storm Part 2 Scale 1/24
Set Number 24007.2 Pros Two aircraft options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $23.69

First Look

Aviaeology Decals has released the second installment of early Hurricanes, this set covering the early mark Hurricanes from the Battle of Britain and later. This decal set comes on five sheets and provides markings for two aircraft. Actually, markings are provided for two aircraft and markings variations for one of the aircraft (Ian Gleed) at two different time periods.

This decal set covers the two airframes and provides standard markings plus optional dull red overlays should your subject be a subdued night fighter or other subdued subject. Two complete sets of maintenance stencils are also included.

The subjects covered in this set include:

  • Hurricane I, P2798, LK•A, 87 Sqn, as flown by Ian ‘Widge’ Gleed
  • Hurricane I, P3576, GN•A, 249 Sqn, as flown by F/L Nicolson

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The instructions are printed in black and white and provide essential detail information for each of the aircraft depicted here. The instructions have some photo illustrations of these aircraft which provide further useful detail information for the modeler.

This set will really enhance your favorite Hurricane Mk.I kit.

For more information about this set and the other releases from Aviaeology Decals, visit their website at

My sincere thanks to Aviaeology Decals for this review sample!


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