Caracal Models 1/48 AD-5/A-1E Skyraider USN/USMC Decal First Look
|Date of Review||March 2014||Manufacturer||Caracal Models|
|Subject||AD-5/A-1E Skyraider USN/USMC||Scale||1/48|
|Set Number||48050||Pros||Options for seven aircraft|
|Cons||Nothing noted||Skill Level||Basic|
Here is the latest release from Caracal Models designed for the recently reissued Revell AG (Matchbox) 1/48 A-1E Skyraider kit. This set provides a nice variety of color schemes with each of the seven examples provided.
The subjects covered in this set include:
- AD-5, 133876, 7T/169, NAS Sand Point, 1960s
- A-1E, 132466, VA-125, NJ/599, 1965
- AD-5, 132447, AES-12, -/447, MCAS Quantico, 1960s
- AD-5, 133893, Naval Air Reserve, L/17, NAS Los Alamitos
- A-1E, 132442, 6A/191, NAS Anacostia, 1960s
- A-1G, 132616, -/8, NATF Lakehurst, 1960s
- AD-5U, 133878, VU-1, UA/54, NAS Barbers Point, 1962
The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide all of the distinctive markings and stenciling for two examples. For more information about this set and the other releases from Caracal Models, visit their website at http://caracalmodels.com.
My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!