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F-16 Vipers Against Terror

Caracal Models 1/48 F-16 Vipers Against Terror Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review February 2016 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject F-16 Vipers Against Terror Scale 1/48
Set Number 48085 Pros Seven unique subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set provides an interesting array of Vipers in service with the air arms of Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq, all in recent operations in the Iraq and Syria. These decals are all printed single layer by Cartograf and the printing looks great as usual.

F-16 Vipers Against Terror F-16 Vipers Against Terror

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • F-16AM, 81-0783/681, Royal Jordanian AF, 2014
  • F-16AM, 87-0055/155, Royal Jordanian AF, 2014
  • F-16AM, 80-3653/134, Royal Jordanian AF, 2014
  • F-16C Block 40, 90-0916/9920, Egyptian AF, 2014
  • F-16D Block 40, 90-0957/9811, Egyptian AF, 2014
  • F-16C Block 52, 12-0004/1607, Iraqi AF, 2015
  • F-16D Block 52, 12-0016/1601, Iraqi AF, 2014

This set includes two complete sets of stenciling and walkways. The instructions provide recommendations for which kit is better-suited for each of the subjects presented here. 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!