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F-21A Lion Cubs

Furball Aero-Design 1/48 F-21A Lion Cubs Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2013 Manufacturer Furball Aero-Design
Subject F-21A Lion Cubs Scale 1/48
Set Number 48020 Pros Six colorful subjects
Cons None noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $15.99

First Look

Furball Aero-Design has released their latest decal super set, this time providing a nice selection of camouflage pattern examples for the upcoming Kinetic Models 1/48 F-21A Kfir kit. This set provides options for six different subjects complete with airframe stenciling and walkways enough for two kits.

F-21A Lion CubsF-21A Lion Cubs

  • F-21A, 999731, Bort 01, VMFT-401, USMC
  • F-21A, 999725, Bort 11, VMFT-401, USMC
  • F-21A, 999764, Bort 02, VMFT-401, USMC
  • F-21A, 999794, Bort 12, VMFT-401, USMC
  • F-21A, 999709, Bort 00, VF-43, USN
  • F-21A, 999703, Bort 03, VF-43, USN

The sheet is printed by Cartograf and the printing is very well done. What's more, none of these decals require the modeler to stack multiple layers of markings atop one another to recreate artwork. This trend by some other decal companies of producing multiple-layer decals is unfortunate as it puts the burden on you to do the work of what should have been done by the decal maker.

My sincere thanks to Furball Aero-Design for this review sample!