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F-111E 'Aardvark'

Caracal Models 1/48 F-111E 'Aardvark' Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2020 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject F-111E 'Aardvark' Scale 1/48
Set Number 48185 Pros Nine distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is one of the latest releases from Caracal, this set provides a variety of options for the F-111E during its time with the 20th TFW at RAF Upper Heyford and designed to work with either of the Academy or Hobby Boss 1/48 F-111E kits. All of the decals are printed single layer by Cartograf and the printing looks great as usual.

F-111E 'Aardvark'F-111E 'Aardvark'

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • F-111E, 68-0200, 20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, 'My Lucky Blonde', Wing Commander's Flagship
  • F-111E, 68-0077, 77 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, 'June Nite'
  • F-111E, 68-0055, 55 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, 'Heartbreaker'
  • F-111E, 68-0040, 79 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, 'The Other Woman'
  • F-111E, 68-0064, 20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, '6000 Hrs - General Dynamics F-111E High Flyer'
  • F-111E, 67-0120, 20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford, 'The Chief', Wing Commander's Flagship
  • F-111E, 68-0042, 79 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford
  • F-111E, 68-0022, 55 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford
  • F-111E, 68-0027, 77 TFS/20 TFW, RAF Upper Heyford

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!