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MAW-Decals 1/48 A-4 Hard Corps Scooters Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2009 Manufacturer MAW-Decals
Subject A-4 Hard Corps Scooters Part 2 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48-MAW018 Pros Nice cross-section of two-seat 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 seven TA-4 Skyhawks from seven different squadrons. The set includes the distinctive markings, service and national markings, and the essential stencils.

A-4 A-4

This set provides markings for the following:

  • TA-4F, 15389, H&MS-11, TM/7, 1970
  • TA-4F, 154325, H&MS-12, WA/08, 1977
  • TA-4F, 154331, H&MS-13, YU-01, Late 1970s
  • TA-4J, 154337, H&MS-15, YV-02, 1971
  • TA-4F, 154639, H&MS-31, EX/01, 1989
  • TA-4J, 154294, H&MS-32, DA/03, 1971
  • TA-4J, 156933, H&MS-42, QZ/108, 1975

According to MAW Decals, this set is tailored to fit the kits from Hasegawa and Classic Airframes. The instructions show the four-view full-color profiles in the instructions will show you proper colors and decal placement for each of the 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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