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Caracal Models 1/48 S-2 Trackers Around the World Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2011 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject S-2 Trackers Around the World Scale 1/48
Set Number 48005 Pros Ten nice subject selections
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $15.95

First Look

Here is the second 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:

  • CS-2F, 12189, 189, Canadian Armed Forces, 1983
  • S-2N, 168, Royal Netherlands Navy, 1972
  • S2F-1, 136743, 4144, Japanese Marine Self Defense Force, 1972
  • S2F-U, 136731, 9153, Japanese Marine Self Defense Force, 1973
  • S2F-C, 136603, 9061, Japanese Marine Self Defense Force, 1975
  • S-2E, 152373, 2373, Republic of Korea Navy, 1984
  • S-2E, 152150, 2150, Taiwanese Navy, 1989
  • S-2A, 136688, 1107, Royal Thai Navy, 2000
  • S-2A, 146, Turkish Navy, 1985
  • S-2E, 679, Turkish Navy, 1992

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

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!