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NASA F-104

Caracal Models 1/48 NASA F-104 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2019 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject NASA F-104 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48161 Pros Seven colorful subjects
Cons See text Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set for the Hasegawa or Kinetic 1/48 kits and provides markings for colorful subjects.

NASA F-104 NASA F-104

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • YF-104A, N818NA, NASA
  • F-104G, N820NA, NASA
  • F-104G, N826NA, NASA
  • TF-104G, N825NA, NASA
  • F-104N, 011/811, NASA
  • F-104N, 012/812, NASA
  • F-104N, 013, NASA

If you have the Kinetic F-104G or or one of Hasegawa's variant kits and want an eye-catching color scheme for your model, this set will definitely meet that requirement.

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!