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F-7 'Next Gen Fishbeds'

Caracal Models 1/48 F-7 'Next Gen Fishbeds' Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2018 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject F-7 'Next Gen Fishbeds' Scale 1/48
Set Number 48124 Pros Seven subject options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $11.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set provides markings for your choice of seven Chengdu F-7 Fishcans (updated versions of the MiG-21F Fishbed series built in China). These markins are designed for the Trumpeter kit.

F-7 'Next Gen Fishbeds'F-7 'Next Gen Fishbeds'

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • F-7BG, 943, 5 Sqn, Bangladesh AF, 2017
  • F-7BGI, 155, 35 Sqn, Bangladesh AF, 2017
  • F-7NI, NAF806, Nigerian AF, 2016
  • F-7PG, 01-803, 17 Sqn, Pakistani AF, 2017
  • F-7PG, 01-807, 20 Sqn, Pakistani AF, 2017
  • F-7PG, 02-848, 20 Sqn, Pakistani AF, 2016
  • F-7GS, SFI5018, Sri Lankan AF, 2016

This set provides essential airframe stencils for at least two models. The printing is nicely done and accomplished by Microscale.

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!