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CV-22/MV-22 Osprey

Caracal Models 1/48 CV-22/MV-22 Osprey Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2019 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject CV-22/MV-22 Osprey Scale 1/48
Set Number 48164 Pros Six colorful subjects
Cons See text Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set for the Italeri 1/48 V-22 Osprey kitand provides markings for colorful subjects. The instructions recommend acquiring the Black Dog Osprey detail set to get the right details for the CV-22 or MV-22 variants.

CV-22/MV-22 Osprey CV-22/MV-22 Osprey

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • CV-22B, 05-0065, 7 SOS, USAF
  • CV-22B, 05-0029, 7 SOS, USAF
  • MV-22B, 168303, VMM-266, ES/00, USMC
  • MV-22B, 168220, VMM-265, EP/00, USMC
  • MV-22B, 168214, VMX-1, MV/00, USMC
  • MV-22B, JG-1702, JGSDF

I've had the Italeri kit on my bucket list but have been waiting for proper details/updates to be released along with contemporary markings for the aircraft. Black Dog released several detail sets for this kit a few months ago and now with Caracal's decal release, the wait is over! If you've been waiting for proper markings for the USAF CV-22B, Marine Corps MV-22B, or the JGSDF MV-22B, this decal set is what you need to find!

For more information about this set and the other releases from Caracal Models, visit their website at http://caracalmodels.com.

My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!

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