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FCM Decals

FCM Decals 1/72 F-14A Tomcat Sundowners Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date Review April 2010 Manufacturer FCM Decals
Subject F-14A Tomcat VF-111 Scale 1/72
Kit Number 72040 Pros Three colorful airframes
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic

First Look

FCM Decals has an interesting line of aftermarket decals from Brazil. The subjects covered in this line include many Brazilian civil and military aircraft subjects, WWI aircraft, and the occasional look at the aircraft of other nations as well. FCM has released this nice set for three Sundowners' F-14A Tomcats.

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In this set, there are three F-14A Tomcats to choose from:

  • F-14A-100-GR, 160673, VF-111, NL/203, USS Kittyhawk, 1978
  • F-14A-100-GR, 160664, VF-111, NL/213, USS Kittyhawk, 1982
  • F-14A-100-GR, 160686, VF-111, NL/212, USS Kittyhawk, 1981

The printing on this sheet is nicely done, and printed by Microscale. There are sufficient stencils on this sheet for one aircraft.

These decals are available online through FlightDecs or directly from the manufacturer.

I hope FCM Decals will release these in 1/48 scale as well for the Hasegawa and/or Academy Tomcats!

For a list of retailers that carry the FCM Decal series, look here.

Thanks to FCM Decal for this review sample.