Caracal Models 1/48 A-1 Skyraider in Vietnam Decal First Look
By Michael Benolkin
|Date of Review||April 2021||Manufacturer||Caracal Models|
|Subject||A-1 Skyraider in Vietnam||Scale||1/48|
|Set Number||48189||Pros||11 distinctive subjects|
|Cons||Nothing noted||Skill Level||Novice|
Here is one of the latest releases from Caracal, this set provides a set of distinctlive aircraft designed for your favorite A-1H/J Skyraider kits. This set covers the special operations squadrons that were based in South Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War. Production of these decal sheets was split between Cartograf for the multi-color sheet and Microscale for the black and white letters/numbers sheet.
The aircraft presented in this set include:
- A-1J, 52-142056, 602 SOS, 'Tiny Tim'
- A-1H, 52-137628, 22 SOS
- A-1H, 52-139779, 602 SOS, 'Mafia Madness'
- A-1H, 52-137511, 1 SOS, 'Stump Jumper'
- A-1J, 52-142063, 602 SOS, 'The Hasler'
- A-1H, 52-139738, 1 SOS, 'The Proud American'
- A-1H, 52-139780, 1 SOS, 'Firebird'
- A-1H, 52-139494, 1 SOS, 'The Rajin' Cajun'
- A-1J, 52-142076, 602 SOS, 'Kawliga'
- A-1H, 52-139608, 1 SOS, 'Blood, Sweat, and Tears'
- A-1H, 52-139655, 1 SOS, 'Lieutenant America'
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!