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USAFE Mod Eagles

Furball Aero-Design 1/48 USAFE Mod Eagles Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2020 Manufacturer Furball Aero-Design
Subject USAFE Mod Eagles Scale 1/48
Set Number 48072 Pros 15 distinctive schemes
Cons None noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $19.99

First Look

Here's the latest new release from Furball Aero-Design. This set provides a nice cross-section of Eagles during their service in USAFE squadrons between 1992-2019. Let's take a look:

USAFE Mod EaglesUSAFE Mod Eagles

The examples presented here include:

  1. F-15C, 84-0001, 493 FS/48 FW, RAF Lakenheath, 2019, 'Starscream' w/Decepticon logo`
  2. F-15C, 86-0164, 493 FS/48 FW, RAF Lakenheath, 2019, 'Deadpool'
  3. F-15C, 86-0159, 493 FS/48 FW, RAF Lakenheath, 2019, 48th OG CC aircraft
  4. F-15C, 84-0015, 493 FS/48 FW, RAF Lakenheath, 2019, 493rd Sqn CC aircraft
  5. F-15C, 84-0001, 53 FS/52 FW, Spangdahlem AB, 1997, 53rd FS CC aircraft
  6. F-15C, 84-0009, 53 FS/52 FW, Spangdahlem AB, 1994, 52nd FW CC aircraft
  7. F-15C, 79-0078, 53 FS/36 FW, Bitburg AB, 1992, William Tell Gunnery Meet at Tyndall AFB, Double MiG killer
  8. F-15C, 84-0015, 53 FS/36 FW, Bitburg AB, 1992, William Tell Gunnery Meet at Tyndall AFB, MiG killer
  9. F-15A, 77-0132, 32 FS/32 FG, Soesterberg AB, 1993, 'Wolfhounds', 32nd FG CC aircraft
  10. F-15A, 77-0096, 32 FS/32 FG, Soesterberg AB, 1993
  11. F-15C, 84-0015, 53 FS/36 FW, Bitburg AB, 1993, TDY Aviano AB 'Operation Deny Flight'
  12. F-15C, 84-0001, 53 FS/36 FW, Bitburg AB, 1993, TDY Aviano AB 'Operation Deny Flight', 53rd FS CC aircraft
  13. F-15C, 84-0019, 53 FS/36 FW, Bitburg AB, 1993, TDY Aviano AB 'Operation Deny Flight'
  14. F-15C, 80-0027, 57 FS/85 W, Keflavik AB, 1994
  15. F-15D, 86-0056, 57 FS/85 W, Keflavik AB, 1994

The decals are printed by Cartograf and look fantastic. This set provides markings for the 15 aircraft options, with stenciling to support at least two models.

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