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Beriev Be-12 Chaika

Caracal Models 1/72 Beriev Be-12 Chaika Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review November 2015 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject Beriev Be-12 Chaika Scale 1/72
Set Number 72038 Pros Six distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest release from Caracal Models for the recent Modelsvit 1/72 Be-12 Chaika kit. This set provides some colorful options.

Beriev Be-12 Chaika Beriev Be-12 Chaika

The subjects covered in this set include:

  • Be-12, Bort 28, Russian Navy, 2004
  • Be-12, Bort 10, Russian Navy, 2014
  • Be-12, 4383, Egyptian Navy, 1968
  • Be-12, Bort 18, Russian Navy, 2010
  • Be-12P-200, RA-00046, Russian Firefighter, 1998
  • Be-12P, RA-00073, Russian Firefighter, 1997

The markings are nicely printed (by Cartograf) and provide all of the distinctive markings. This is a nice set of alternatives to the kit decals and will make your Modelsvit kit look great!

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!