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MAW-Decals 1/48 A-4 Hard Corps Scooters Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2009 Manufacturer MAW-Decals
Subject A-4 Hard Corps Scooters Scale 1/48
Set Number 48-MAW015 Pros Nice cross-section of USMC Skyhawks
Cons Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) Out of Production

First Look

MAW-Decals has another nice selection of US Marine Corps aircraft. This set covers three A-4 Skyhawks from three different squadrons. The set includes the distinctive markings, service and national markings, and the essential stencils including anti-glare panels.

A-4 A-4

This set provides markings for the following:

  • A-4C, BuNo 147779, VMA-224, WK/6
  • A-4M, BuNo 159471, VX-5, XE/15,
  • TA-4F, BuNo 154333, H&MS-24, EW/01

According to MAW Decals, this set is tailored to fit the corresponding kits from Hasegawa and the TA-4F markings can be used as well on the Classic Airframes kit. The instructions show the detail differences on this particular TA-4F that will make adapting the Hasegawa or CA kit a breeze. The four-view full-color profiles in the instructions will show you proper colors and decal placement for each of the three examples in this set.

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

My sincere thanks to MAW-Decals for this review sample!


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