AOA Decals 1/48 Battle Scooters (1) Decal Set First Look
By Michael Benolkin
|Date of Review||January 2017||Manufacturer||AOA Decals|
|Subject||Battle Scooters (1)||Scale||1/48|
|Set Number||48008||Pros||13 decal options|
|Cons||Nothing noted||Skill Level||Basic|
AOA Decals has returned with another impressive new set. In this release, we have decal options for 13 different A-4C/E Skyhawks from the Vietnam air war which are provided on three sheets. This comprehensive set includes a complete set of airframe stenciling as well as the distinctive markings for each of the 13 individual aircraft.
The subjects included in this set:
- A-4E, 151140, VMA-223, WP/4, Chu Lai AB, 1966
- A-4E, 151159, VMA-223, WP/19, Chu Lai AB, 1967
- A-4E, 147793, VMA-223, WP/6, Chu Lai AB, 1968
- A-4E, 149661, VMA-223, WP/7, Chu Lai AB, 1969
- A-4E, 150121, VMA-223, WP/24, Chu Lai AB, 1969 (early)
- A-4E, 150121, VMA-223, WP/24, Chu Lai AB, 1969 (late)
- A-4E, 151186, VMA-223, WP/1, Chu Lai AB, 1969
- A-4E, 149574, VA-144, NK/410, USS Constellation, 1964-65
- A-4E, 152094, VA-144, NH/304, USS Kitty Hawk, 1967-68
- A-4E, 152007, VA-144, NH/505, USS Bon Homme Richard, 1969
- A-4E, 152091, VA-106, AK/216, USS Intrepid, 1967-68
- A-4C, 149626, VA-216, NP/683, USS Hancock, 1967-68
- A-4C, 149603, VA-216, NP/604, USS Coral Sea, 1968-69
The instructions walk you through the placement of the markings around the Skyhawk airframe. This set provides airframe stenciling for at least two examples.
For more information about this set and the other releases from AOA Decals, visit their website at www.aoadecals.com.
My sincere thanks to AOA Decals for this review sample!