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Linden Hill Decals

Linden Hill Decals 1/32 MiG-23M/MF Brothers in Arms Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2010 Manufacturer Linden Hill Decals
Subject MiG-23M/MF Brothers in Arms 1 Scale 1/32
Set Number 32009 Pros Colorful alternative subjects for the Trumpeter MiG-23MF kit
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $20.99

First Look

Alright you fans of Soviet & Russian military aviation, Linden Hill has released another nice set of markings, this time for Trumpeter's 1/32 MiG-23MF kit.

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This set has markings for nine different aircraft, three from Soviet Air Force (VVS and PVO) and six examples from four different Warsaw Pact air arms.

The nine subjects rendered in this set include:

  • MiG-23M, Bort 49, 787 IAP, GSFG, Soviet AF, 1976
  • MiG-23M, Bort 02, 152 IAP, Ak-Tepe AB, Soviet AF, 1978
  • MiG-23M, Bort 92, 5 GIAP, GSFS, Soviet AF, 1989
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 870, 18 IBAP, Bulgarian AF, 1980s
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 04, 4 FW, Hungarian AF, 1980s
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 08, Home Defense Fighter Wing, Hungarian AF, 1990
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 222, 57 AG, Romanian AF, 1982
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 117, 28 PLM, Polish AF, 1989
  • MiG-23MF, Bort 121, 28 PLM, Polish AF, 1990

The instructions provide good color and paint information ro replicate these various color patterns.

Linden Hill has produced another nice set of markings and really provide some excellent subjects from the Soviet and Warsaw Pact Air Forces. This decal set will definitely give you some great alternatives so your aircraft won't look 'out of the box'.

Linden Hill Decals can be purchased directly from their website at

My sincere thanks to Linden Hill Decals for this review sample!