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AV-8B+ Harrier II

Caracal Models 1/72 AV-8B+ Harrier II Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2019 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject AV-8B+ Harrier II Scale 1/72
Set Number 72080 Pros Five distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest decal set from Caracal designed for the Hasegawa 1/72 AV-8B+ kit. This release provides five colorful subject options from contemporary service aircraft.

AV-8B+ Harrier II AV-8B+ Harrier II

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • AV-8B+, 165595, VMA-214, WE/02, USMC, 2014
  • AV-8B+, 165572, VMA-214, WE/01, USMC, 2015
  • AV-8B+, 165354, VMA-542, WH/00, USMC, 2016
  • AV-8B+, 165421, VMA-211, CF/05, USMC, 2016
  • AV-8B+, MM7724, Italian Navy, 2016

This set includes all of the distinctive markings plus stenciling for at least two aircraft. As usual, these decals are nicely printed by Cartograf and are in perfect register.

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!