Old 66/Starfighter Decals 1/72 Apollo 13 Recovery Decal First Look
|Date of Review||July 2014||Manufacturer||Old 66/Starfighter Decals|
|Subject||Apollo 13 Recovery||Scale||1/72|
|Set Number||AD7202||Pros||Nice subject|
|Cons||Nothing noted||Skill Level||Basic|
Old 66 Decals and Starfighter Decals teamed up to produce this interesting set. This sheet represents the SH-3D Sea King (BuNo 152711) from HS-4 that had recovered four Apollo spacecraft and was about to recover number five - Apollo 13 - on 17 Apr 1970.
This set is designed to work with virtually any 1/72 SH-3 kit and recommends the Fujimi, Revell AG, or DML/CyberHobby kits. You'll note that this set has a nice selection of markings and stencils for the airframe with extras to backdate the airframe markings to the Apollo 12 recovery.
You can purchase these decals directly from Starfighter Decals on their website.
My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!