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FB-111A SAC 'Dark Varks'

Caracal Models 1/48 FB-111A SAC 'Dark Varks' Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review July 2018 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject FB-111A SAC 'Dark Varks' Scale 1/48
Set Number 48111 Pros Nine unique subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set provides an interesting selection of FB-111A in SAC service before the bombers were transfered into Air Combat Command to be redesignated as F-111G. This set is designed for the Academy kit. These decals are all printed single layer by Cartograf and the printing looks great as usual.

FB-111A SAC 'Dark Varks'FB-111A SAC 'Dark Varks'

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • FB-111A, 69-6509, 509 BW, Pease AFB, 'Max Effort'
  • FB-111A, 69-6508, 509 BW, Pease AFB, 'Strange Cargo'
  • FB-111A, 68-0287, 509 BW, Pease AFB, 'Liberator II'
  • FB-111A, 68-0284, 509 BW, Pease AFB, 'Next Objective'
  • FB-111A, 69-6513, 509 BW, Pease AFB, 'Top Secret'
  • FB-111A, 68-0265, 380 BW, Plattsburgh AFB, 'Net Results'
  • FB-111A, 67-0163, 380 BW, Plattsburgh AFB, 'Moonlight Maid'
  • FB-111A, 67-7192, 380 BW, Plattsburgh AFB, 'Slightly Dangerous'
  • FB-111A, 69-6507, 380 BW, Plattsburgh AFB, 'Madame Queen'

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!

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