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EC-121 Warning Star Part 2

Caracal Models 1/72 EC-121 Warning Star Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2014 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject EC-121 Warning Star Part 2 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72022 Pros Options for four aircraft
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest release from Caracal Models designed for the Heller 1/72 kit (and don't forget the resin enhancements from Fisher Model). This set provides markings for two USAF and two US Navy aircraft. If you look below, this set is produced on two sheets of decals to cover these options.

EC-121 Warning Star Part 2 EC-121 Warning Star Part 2

The subjects covered in this set include:

  • EC-121D, 53-0536, 551 AEW&C Sqn, Otis AFB, 1968
  • EC-121P (WV-2), 141325, VW-13, NAS Patuxent River, 1962
  • EC-121P (WV-2), 131388, NADU, NAS South Weymouth, 1961
  • EC-121R, 67-21498, 553 RW, Korat RTAFB, 1968

The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide all of the distinctive markings and stenciling for one example. 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!