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F-2B JASDF 21SQ Matsushima AB Anniversary

DXM Decal 1/48 F-2B JASDF 21SQ Matsushima AB Anniversary Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2014 Manufacturer DXM Decal
Subject F-2B JASDF 21SQ Matsushima AB Anniversary Scale 1/48
Set Number 48015 Pros Two colorful options
Cons None noted Skill Level Experienced

First Look

DXM Decal is a decal company out of Taipei, Taiwan that produces a very nice line of aftermarket subjects. In this release, we have two JASDF F-2B 'Viper Zero' aircraft honoring two anniversaries with 21 Squadron and their home at Matsuchima AB in Japan.

F-2B JASDF 21SQ Matsushima AB Anniversary F-2B JASDF 21SQ Matsushima AB Anniversary

The examples presented here:

  • F-2B, 43-8126, 21st SQ 30th Anniversary, Matsushima AB, 2006
  • F-2B, 33-8119, 50th Anniversary, 21st SQ Matsushima AB, 2004

This set provides the major stenciling as well as the distinctive aircraft markings in this set. The result will be an eye-catching option for the Hasegawa kit and will create a stunning model for your next contest entry!

For more information about this set and the other releases from DXM Decal, visit their website at

My sincere thanks to DXM Decal for this review sample!