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DHC-2 Beaver

Caracal Models 1/48 DHC-2 Beaver Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2016 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject DHC-2 Beaver Scale 1/48
Set Number 48107 Pros Distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest decal set from Caracal designed for the Hobbycraft kit. This release provides six subjects.

DHC-2 Beaver DHC-2 Beaver

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • L-20A, 51-16532, 50 TFW, Hahn AB, USAFE, 1958
  • L-20A, 52-6138, 81 FBW, RAF Bentwaters, USAFE, 1960
  • U-6A, 53-2833, US Army, Japan
  • U-6A, 53-2781, 6512 TS, USAF FTC, Edwards AFB, 1993
  • U-6A, 150191, US Navy TPS, NAS Patuxent River, 1970s
  • Beaver AL.1, XP809, British Army

This set includes all of the distinctive markings plus standard markings for at least one subject from each nationality. As usual, these decals are nicely printed by Cartograf. 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!