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MAW-Decals 1/72 F/A-18C Leatherneck Charlies Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2006 Manufacturer MAW-Decals
Subject F/A-18C Scale 1/72
Set Number 72-MAW002 Pros Markings for four different aircraft
Cons Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) Out of Production

First Look

MAW-Decals is a decal company that is well-placed well-placed to get quality information - near Camp Lejuene, NC. MAW (for Marine Air Wing) is affiliated with VF Decals (VF - Navy Fighter Squadron).

F/A-18C F/A-18C F/A-18C

In this release, they've tackled four F/A-18C Hornets from three USMC squadrons, each offering some colorful and/or distinctive markings for the Hasegawa 1/72 F/A-18C kit.

The four aircraft covered in this set are:

  • F/A-18C, 164265, VMFA-122, DC/01, Jan 2004
  • F/A-18C, 164871, VMFA-241, AB/200, USS Theodore Roosevelt, Jul 2001
  • F/A-18C, 163758, VMFA-212, WD/02, May 2003
  • F/A-18C, 164278, VMFA-122, DC/13, Jan 2004

The decal printing is crisp and colorful and also includes one set of maintenance stencils. The instructions are printed in full color. This set also includes a nice external stores loadout chart for the F/A-18C/D.

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

My sincere thanks to MAW-Decalsfor this review sample!


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