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OV-10A Bronco

Caracal Models 1/48 OV-10A Bronco Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2015 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject OV-10A Bronco Scale 1/48
Set Number 48068 Pros Eleven distinctive options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $14.99

First Look

Here is the latest release from Caracal Models covering the OV-10A Bronco in 1/48 scale. This set features ten multi-service and one international examples providing a nice selection of camouflage color options.

OV-10A Bronco OV-10A Bronco

The subjects in this set include:

  • OV-10A, 67-14658, 19 TASS, USAF, Quan Loi, RVN, 1970
  • OV-10A, 67-14649, 22 TASS, USAF, Wheeler AFB, HI, 1985
  • OV-10A, 68-3792, 19 TASS, USAF, Osan AB, South Korea, 1986
  • OV-10A, 67-14698, 20 TASS, USAF, Shaw AFB, SC, 1992
  • OV-10A, 155405, VMO-6, USMC, Da Nang AB, RVN, 1969
  • OV-10A, 155427, VMO-6, USMC, MCAS Futenma, Japan, 1970
  • OV-10A, 155444, VMO-1, USMC, MCAS New River, NC, 1974
  • OV-10A, 155425, VMO-2, USMC, MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA, 1980
  • OV-10A, 155499, NATC, USN, NAS Patuxent River, MD, 1974
  • OV-10A, 155471, VAL-4, USN, Binh Tuy AB, RVN, 1970
  • OV-10A, 66-13558/0068, Venezuelan AF

The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide all of the distinctive markings for at least two examples. 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!