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MiG-31

Begemot 1/72 MiG-31 Foxhound Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2006 Manufacturer Begemot
Subject MiG-31 Foxhound Scale 1/72
Set Number 72046 Pros Markings for 50 different aircraft
Cons Generic Bort numbers Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $TBA    

First Look

Begemot Decals is an interesting decal company from Rostov-on-Don, Russia that offers a nice array of markings for Russian-built aircraft. In this release, they've issued part two of their MiG-31 Foxhound coverage. Zvezda and Revell/Germany have released the 1/72 MiG-31 in kit form. Their first set was 72006 and had seven examples on the sheet. This release is really a do-over with most of those subjects repeated here as well as many, many other options. Let's take a look:

MiG-31
MiG-31 MiG-31
  1. MiG-31, Bort 011, MiG OKB test aircraft, Zhukovsky AB, 1977
  2. MiG-31, Bort 201, MiG OKB test aircraft, Zhukovsky AB, 1984
  3. MiG-31, Bort 08, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Soviet AF, 1982
  4. MiG-31, Bort 11, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  5. MiG-31, Bort 25, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  6. MiG-31, Bort 08, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  7. MiG-31, Bort 12, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  8. MiG-31, Bort 14, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  9. MiG-31, Bort 15, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  10. MiG-31, Bort 21, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  11. MiG-31, Bort 22, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2001
  12. MiG-31, Bort 45, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2001
  13. MiG-31, Bort 37, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  14. MiG-31, Bort 47, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  15. MiG-31, Bort 60, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  16. MiG-31, Bort 74, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  17. MiG-31, Bort 82, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  18. MiG-31, Bort 84, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  19. MiG-31, Bort 85, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  20. MiG-31, Bort 10, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  21. MiG-31, Bort 55, 174 GIAP, Monchegorsk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  22. MiG-31, Bort 374, MiG OKB Demo Aircraft, Paris Airshow, 1991
  23. MiG-31BS, Bort 903, MiG OKB Demo Aircraft, Mosaeroshow, 1992
  24. MiG-31B, Bort 903, MiG OKB Demo Aircraft, Zhukovsky AB, MAKS-2009
  25. MiG-31, Bort 79, Russian Air Force Flight Test, Akhtoubisnk AB, 1992
  26. MiG-31DZ, Bort 74, MiG OKB test aircraft, Akhtoubisnk AB, 2009
  27. MiG-31, Bort 21, 610 AB, Sary-Arka AB, Kazakhstan AF
  28. MiG-31, Bort 20, 518 IAP, Talagi AB, Russian AF, early 1990s
  29. MiG-31, Bort 16, 518 IAP, Talagi AB, Russian AF, 1998
  30. MiG-31, Bort 01, 458 GIAP, Kotlas AB, Russian AF, 2000
  31. MiG-31, Bort 70, 458 GIAP, Kotlas AB, Russian AF, 2000
  32. MiG-31, Bort 09, 764 IAP, Bolshoe Savino AB, Russian AF, 2009
  33. MiG-31, Bort 05, 764 IAP, Bolshoe Savino AB, Russian AF, 2010
  34. MiG-31, Bort 11, 764 IAP, Bolshoe Savino AB, Russian AF, 2010
  35. MiG-31, Bort 62, 4020 AB, Lipetsk AB, Russian AF Reserve, 2003
  36. MiG-31, Bort 37, 4020 AB, Lipetsk AB, Russian AF Reserve, 2000
  37. MiG-31, Bort 37, 4020 AB, Lipetsk AB, Russian AF Reserve, 2003
  38. MiG-31B, Bort 04, 712 IAP, Kansk AB, Russian AF, late 1990s
  39. MiG-31BS, Bort 15, 6977 AB, Bolshoe Savino AB, Russian AF, 2011
  40. MiG-31BS, Bort 26, 764 IAP, Bolshoe Savino AB, Russian AF, 2009
  41. MiG-31B, Bort 74, 786 IAP, Pravdinsk AB, Russian AF, 1992
  42. MiG-31DZ, Bort 27, 530 IAP, Chuguevka AB, Russian AF, 2007
  43. MiG-31DZ, Bort 23, 865 IAP, Elisovo AB, Russian Navy, 2009
  44. MiG-31DZ, Bort 33, 153 IAP, Morshansk AB, Russian AF, 2000
  45. MiG-31DZ, Bort 30, 790 IAP, Khotilovo AB, Russian AF, 2002
  46. MiG-31DZ, Bort 07, 790 IAP, Khotilovo AB, Russian AF, 2000
  47. MiG-31B, Bort 76, 3958 GAB, Nizhny Novogorod AB, Russian AF, 2010
  48. MiG-31DZ, Bort 56, 64 AP, Omsk AB, Russian AF, 1991
  49. MiG-31BS, Bort 82, 3958 GAB, Nizhny Novogorod AB, Russian AF, 2010
  50. MiG-31BM, Bort 92, 3958 GAB, Nizhny Novogorod AB, Russian AF, 2010

The decal printing is perfectly in register. The instructions are printed on 11 pages that provide not only decal placement for each aircraft, but also a nice color reference for each aircraft as well. Decals include the distinctive aircraft markings as well as appropriate national markings. There is also an extensive set of maintenance stenciling for one aircraft and its external stores.

For more information about this set and the other releases from Begemot Decals, visit their website at http://www.begemotdecals.ru.

My sincere thanks to Begemot Decals for this review sample!

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