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OV-1 Mohawk

Caracal Models 1/48 OV-1 Mohawk Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2021 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject OV-1 Mohawk Scale 1/48
Set Number 48165 Pros Eleven colorful subjects
Cons See text Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set for the Roden 1/48 Mohawk kits and provides markings for distinctive subjects.

OV-1 Mohawk OV-1 Mohawk

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • OV-1C, 61-2679, 1st Cav Division - ASTA, US Army (Vietnam)
  • OV-1A, 59-2615, 225th Avn. Co., US Army (Vietnam)
  • OV-1A, 63-13133, 73rd Avn. Co., US Army (Vietnam)
  • OV-1C, 66-18887, 131st Avn. Co., US Army (Vietnam)
  • OV-1B, 62-5903, 122nd Avn. Co., US Army
  • OV-1B, 62-5899, 3rd Armored Div., US Army
  • OV-1C, 68-15957, US Army Intelligence School, US Army
  • OV-1D, 68-16999, US Army Intelligence School, US Army
  • OV-1B, 62-5865, Georgia Army National Guard
  • OV-1D, 68-15953, 2nd Mil. Intel. Bat., US Army (ODS), 'One Bad B**ch'
  • OV-1B, 62-5866, US Navy Test Pilot School

As you can see in the images, this set provides a nice selection of walkway options as well as airframe stencils. These decals are printed by Cartograf, so you can even read the small stencils.

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!