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Caracal Models 1/48 US Navy S-2E Trackers Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2011 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject US Navy S-2E Trackers Part 1 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48002 Pros Three nice subject selections
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $12.00

First Look

Here is the latest decal release from Caracal Models, this time for the Kinetic Models 1/48 S-2E/G Tracker. This set provides a nice variety of subjects for the modeler to choose from.

S-2 S-2

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • S-2E, 151639, VS-29, NS/206, USS Kearsarge, 1969
  • S-2E, 152373, VS-23, NU/12, USS Yorktown, 1968
  • S-2E, 151674, VS-22, AT/111, USS Wasp, 1971

The markings are sharp and in perfect register. The decals are printed by Microscale.

This set provides some nice alternative markings to the Kinetic Models' kit and help provide some colorful schemes for your own Tracker.

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!