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Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten'

Begemot 1/72 Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2018 Manufacturer Begemot
Subject Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' Scale 1/72
Set Number 72071 Pros Interesting marking options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $12.95

First Look

Begemot Decals is an interesting decal company from Rostov-on-Don, Russia that offers a nice array of markings for Soviet and Russian aircraft. In this release, Begemot provides a selecton of Yak-130 paint schemes, just in time for the Zvezda kit. Let's take a look:

Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten'

This set provides 24 markings options including:

  1. Yakovlev OKB prototypes/demonstrators
  2. Russian Air Force
  3. Algerian Air Force
  4. Bangladesh Air Force
  5. Myanmar Air Force

This set also inlcudes an extensive set of airframe stencils as well as weapons stencils as this is an armed trainer that is combat capable and a low-cost combat aircraft for smaller air arms. This set consists of two larger sheets of decals plus a third, smaller, supplement.

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

My sincere thanks to Begemot Decals for this review sample!