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Foxbot 1/48 Red Snakes: Soviet P-39 Airacobras Part 1 Decal First Look

Foxbot 1/48 Red Snakes: Soviet P-39 Airacobras Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2018 Manufacturer Foxbot
Subject Red Snakes: Soviet P-39 Airacobras Part 1 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48021 Pros Eleven colorful subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Experienced
MSRP (USD) $19.95 w/free shipping

First Look

Foxbot Decals has released another interesting set of decals, this time rendering a nice selection of Soviet Airacobras that served on several fronts. Let's take a look:

Foxbot 1/48 Red Snakes: Soviet P-39 Airacobras Part 1 Decal First Look Foxbot 1/48 Red Snakes: Soviet P-39 Airacobras Part 1 Decal First Look

The subjects in this set include:

  • P-39Q, 44-3332, Bort 0, 66 IAP/329 IAD, Germany, 1945
  • P-39Q, 44-3298, Bort 30, 129 GIAP/22 GIAD, Germany, 1945
  • P-39, unknown, Bort 24, 211 GIAP/23 GIAD, Germany, 1945
  • P-39N, unknown, Bort 31, 55 GIAP/1 GIAD, 1st Belorussian Front, 1944
  • P-39, unknown, Bort 40, 72 GIAP/5 GIAD, Baltic region, 1944
  • P-39N, unknown, Bort 46, 69 GIAP/23 GIAD, 1st Ukrainian Front, 1944
  • P-39Q, 44-71121, Bort 101, 213 GIAP/22 GIAD, 1st Ukrainian Front, 1945
  • P-39, unknown, Bort 100, 211 G IAP/23 GIAD, Germany, 1945
  • P-39Q, unknown, 129 GIAP/205 IAD, 2nd Ukrainian Front, 1943-44
  • P-39Q, unknown, 17 IAP/190 IAD, 1944
  • P-39Q, unknown, Bort 43, 212 GIAP/22 GIAD, Germany, 1945

This set is produced on two sheets of decals that provide the national markings as well as distinctive subject markings, and an extensive airframe stenciling set. The instructions are nicely done with clear placement of the markings. Whether you have the Hasegawa or the Eduard Airacobra kits, these decals will provide some interesting subjects for your scale flightline.

This release is available with free shipping from HobbyZone USA.

My sincere thanks to HobbyZone USA for this sample!

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