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F-35 Anthology Part III

Furball Aero-Design 1/48 F-35 Anthology Part III Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2018 Manufacturer Furball Aero-Design
Subject F-35 Anthology Part III Scale 1/48
Set Number 48069 Pros Eight distinctive schemes
Cons None noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $19.99

First Look

Here's another nice new release from Furball Aero-Design. This set covers a selection of U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft operating in squadron service, plus one test aircraft and one Italian F-35B. Let's take a look:

F-35 Anthology Part IIIF-35 Anthology Part III

The examples presented here include:

  1. F-35B, 169164, VMFA-121, VK/01, MCAS Iwakuni, 2018
  2. F-35B, 168312, VMX-1, MV/52, USS America, 2016
  3. F-35B, 168732, VMFA-122, DC/01, MCAS Cherry Point, 2018
  4. F-35B, 168309, VMFA-122, DC/05, MCAS Cherry Point, 2018
  5. F-35B, 168732, VMFA-211, CF/01, USS America, 2016
  6. F-35B, 169024, VMFA-211, CF/06, USS America, 2016
  7. F-35B, 168060, VMFAT-501, VM/51, MCAS Cherry Point, 2018
  8. F-35B, MM7451, Gruppo Aerei Imbarcati, 4-01, NAS Pax River, 2018

This set provides markings for eight aircraft options, with stenciling to support at least two models. Three of the subjects are squadron commanders' aircraft which provide more colorful markings than the typical F-35. Grab a set today for your Kitty Hawk kit.

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