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Hi-Decal Line

Hi-Decal Line 1/48 F-4E/F-4ETM/RF-4ETM Phantom II Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2010 Manufacturer Hi-Decal Line
Subject F-4E/F-4ETM/RF-4ETM Phantom II Scale 1/48
Set Number 48028 Pros Nice selection of F-4E, F-4ETM and RF-4ETM subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $16.00

First Look

Hi-Decal Line has done it again. Here are four distinctive Phantom variants in Turkish Air Force service. The aircraft covered in this sheet are:

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  • F-4E, 67-0346, 111 Sqn, Turkish AF, Eskisehir, 1992
  • F-4ETM, 68-0403, 112 Sqn, Turkish AF, Eskisehir, 2011
  • F-4E, 67-0227, 172 Sqn, Turkish AF, Erhac/Malatya, 2010
  • RF-4ETM, 77-0314, 173 Sqn, Turkish AF, Erhac/Malatya, 2012, shot down by Syrian SAM on 22 Jun 2012

This set will provide some distinctive markings for your Hasegawa 1/48 F-4E and RF-4E kits and the instructions show you the external updates to render the ETM updated airframes. This set is also available in 1/72 as 72058.

Hi-Decal Line are available from many online retailers.

My sincere thanks to Hi-Decal Line for this review sample!