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B-26K Counter Invader

Caracal Models 1/48 B-26K Counter Invader Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2022 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject B-26K Counter Invader Scale 1/48
Set Number 48219 Pros Nine distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $11.99

First Look

Here is an excellent release from Caracal Models covering a selection of the B-26K Counter Invader, a group of Douglas A-26/B-26 Invaders modified to support counter insurgency operations in southeast Asia and Africa. This set is released just in time for ICM's beautiful 1/48 B-26K kit.

B-26K Counter InvaderB-26K Counter Invader

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • B-26K, 64-17672, prototype
  • B-26K, 64-17649, Congolese Air Force, Brazzaville, Makasi'
  • B-26K, 64-17646, Congolese Air Force, Brazzaville, 'Boogie Bogey'
  • B-26K, 64-17658, 603 ACS, England AFB, 'Leapin' Lena'
  • B-26K, 64-17660, 609 ACS, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
  • B-26K, 64-17677, 609 ACS, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, 'Batman'
  • B-26K, 64-17653, 609 ACS, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
  • B-26K, 64-17667, 609 ACS, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
  • B-26K, 64-17669, 609 ACS, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB

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!