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VF-154 Black Knights

AOA Decals 1/32 VF-154 Black Knights Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2019 Manufacturer AOA Decals
Subject VF-154 Black Knights Scale 1/32
Set Number 32030 Pros Four colorful F-4J schemes
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $21.00

First Look

Here is a decal set for your Tamiya 1/32 F-4J kit providing your choice of four VF-154 Black Knight aircraft. This set looks at the markings of the squadron between 1970-1978.

VF-154 Black Knights VF-154 Black Knights

The subjects included in this set include:

  • F-4J, 155743, VF-154, NE/201, USS Ranger, 1970/71 WESTPAC/Vietnam cruise, Skipper's aircraft
  • F-4J, 158373, VF-154, NE/100, USS Ranger, 1972/73 WESTPAC/Vietnam cruise, CAG aircraft
  • F-4J, 158369, VF-154, NE/103, USS Ranger, 1972/73 WESTPAC/Vietnam cruise
  • F-4J, 158373, VF-154, NE/100, USS Ranger, NAS Miramar, 1977/78, CAG aircraft

This set is printed by Cartograf and look great. As you can see, the set is provided on two sheets and provide two styles of walkways plus all of the distinctive markings for each of the four subjects. This set should be used with the airframe stencil set released separately.

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!