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SH-2F Seasprite

Caracal Models 1/48 SH-2F Seasprite Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2014 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject SH-2F Seasprite Scale 1/48
Set Number 48053 Pros Nine subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $14.99

First Look

Here is the latest release from Caracal Models for the Kitty Hawk Models 1/48 SH-2F Seasprite kit. This set provides nine distinctive examples from nine US Navy squadrons..

SH-2F Seasprite SH-2F Seasprite

The subjects covered in this set include:

  • SH-2F, 151313, HSL-30, HT/035, 1986
  • SH-2F, 150155, HSL-31, TD/08, 1988
  • SH-2F, 151321, HSL-32, HV/135, 1990
  • SH-2F, 151912, HSL-33, TF/14, 1989
  • SH-2F, 150156, HSL-34, HX/233, 1986
  • SH-2F, 150152, HSL-35, TG/32, USS Knox, 1979
  • SH-2F, 161658, HSL-36, HY/331, 1989
  • SH-2F, 150143, HSL-74, NW/47, 1988
  • SH-2F, 149017, HSL-84, NW/02, 1987

The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide all of the distinctive markings plus stenciling for one airframe. This is a nice set of alternatives to the kit decals and will make your Seasprite look great!

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!