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AH-1W Whiskey Cobra

Caracal Models 1/48 AH-1W Whiskey Cobra Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2016 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject AH-1W Whiskey Cobra Scale 1/48
Set Number 48116 Pros Distinctive USMC subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest decal set from Caracal designed for the Italeri/Revell kits plus aftermarket NTS updates. This release provides nine subjects.

AH-1W Whiskey Cobra AH-1W Whiskey Cobra

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • AH-1W, 160820, HMLA-467, CA/21, 2015, 'Never Forget'
  • AH-1W, 165328, HMLA-773, WG/43
  • AH-1W, 162551, HMLA-267, UV/21
  • AH-1W, 165044, HMLA-367, VT/27
  • AH-1W, 162546, HMLA-167, TV/25
  • AH-1W, 165284, HMLA-773 Det 8, MP/00
  • AH-1W, 160744, HMLA-269, HF/47
  • AH-1W, 164592, HMLA-467, CA/23
  • AH-1W, 163929, HMLA-167, TV/22

This set includes all of the distinctive markings plus stenciling for two camouflage types plus the red markings for the commander's aircraft stenciling. 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!