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Yellow-Wings Decals

Yellow-Wings Decals 1/48 P-35 1st/24th PG Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2014 Manufacturer Yellow-Wings Decals
Subject P-35 1st/24th PG Scale 1/48
Set Number 48051 Pros Markings for three examples
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $12.95    

First Look

Yellow-Wing Decals continues to amaze me with their well-researched line of decals. As those of you who've seen previous offerings, the premise of this decal maker was to present decal subjects for primarily US military aircraft prior to World War II, back when they all wore yellow wings.

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This set provides three US Army Air Corps P-35 examples, one out of the 24th Pursuit Group just prior to Japan's attack, the other two out of the 1st Pursuit Group. These decals were sized for the Hobbycraft 

The aircraft in this set:

  • P-35, 24P125, 24 PG, Philippines, 1941
  • P-35, PA13, 17 PS/1 PG, Selfridge Field, 1937
  • P-35, PA70, 94 PS/1 PG, Selfridge Field, 1937

This set is printed by Microscale and none of the decals require multiple layers (one atop another) to replicate any given marking and each of the decals is in perfect register. It makes you wonder about those other decal companies that do multiple layered decals and blame Microscale...

Yellow-Wings Decals can be purchased directly from their website at www.yellow-wingsdecals.com.

My sincere thanks to Yellow-Wings Decals for this review sample!

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