MAW-Decals 1/72 F/A-18 Alphabet Soup Decal First Look
|Date of Review||August 2008||Manufacturer||MAW-Decals|
|Subject||F/A-18 Alphabet Soup||Scale||1/72|
|Set Number||72-MAW003||Pros||Markings for five different aircraft|
|MSRP (USD)||Out of Production|
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).
In this release, they've tackled five F/A-18 Hornets from five different USMC squadrons, each offering some colorful and/or distinctive markings for the Hasegawa 1/72 F/A-18 kit.
The five aircraft covered in this set are:
- F/A-18A+, 162396, VMFA-232, NH/300, USS Nimitz, CAG Aircraft, March 2007
- F/A-18A+, 163161, VMFA-312, DR/202, May 2007
- F/A-18C, 164871, VMFA-251, DW/200, July 2003
- F/A-18D, 164705, VMFA(AW)-332, EA/00, OIF 2005, Squadron Commander's aircraft
- F/A-18A+, 163154, VMFA-333, DN/01, late 1980s
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 Hornet.
For more information about this set and the other releases from MAW-Decals, visit their website at http://www.mawdecals.com.
My sincere thanks to MAW-Decalsfor this review sample!