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Caracal Models 1/32 ANG T-33A Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2014 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject ANG T-33A Scale 1/32
Set Number 32009 Pros Six distinctive aircraft
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $14.99

First Look

Here is the latest release from Caracal Models for Special Hobby's 1/32 T-33A Shooting Star kit. This set provides colorful Air National Guard examples wearing ADC Gray and great unit markings.


The subjects covered in this set include:

  • T-33A, 52-9682, 119 FIS/NJ ANG, 1980s
  • T-33A, 57-0580, 171 FIS/MI ANG, 1980
  • T-33A, 52-9655, 222 FIS/TX ANG, 1986
  • T-33A, 53-5959, 178 FIS/OR ANG, 1975
  • T-33A, 53-5816, 178 FIS/ND ANG, two versions: 1975 and 1983

The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide national markings, distinctive tail art markings as well as a nice set of airframe stencils. The decals are all single-layer - none of them require you to stack one decal atop another to recreate complex art as with some other decal manufacturers.

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

My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!