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VA-65 Part 2

AOA Decals 1/32 VA-65 Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2017 Manufacturer AOA Decals
Subject VA-65 Part 2 Scale 1/32
Set Number 32024 Pros Markings for four distictive aircraft
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $19.50

First Look

AOA Decals is back with a nice set of markings options for those who have one (or more) of the Trumpeter 1/32 A-6E TRAM Intruder kit. This release provides four subjects from two different aircraft carriers/cruises.

VA-65 Part 2 VA-65 Part 2

The aircraft provided in this decal set include:

  1. A-6E TRAM, 160995, VA-65, AG/500, USS Dwight D Eisenhower, 1981/82, CAG
  2. A-6E TRAM, 161675, VA-65, AJ/500, USS Theodore Roosevelt, 1990/91, CAG
  3. A-6E TRAM, 155620, VA-65, AJ/503, USS Theodore Roosevelt, 1990/91
  4. A-6E TRAM, 159314, VA-65, AJ/511, USS Theodore Roosevelt, 1990/91

Many modelers have sought the Desert Storm sand/brown markings and here they are. This set features that aircraft! This set provides all of the national and distinctive markings for these aircraft (sufficient for one model) as well as the major airframe stencils. The instructions provide extensive details and notes to help you get the Trumpeter kit looking just right.

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

My sincere thanks to AOA Decals for this review sample!