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Linden Hill Decals

Linden Hill Decals 1/32 Brothers in Arms #2 MiG-23ML, MLA, MLD & P Variants Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2011 Manufacturer Linden Hill Decals
Subject MiG-23ML, MLA, MLD & P Variants Scale 1/32
Set Number 32012 Pros Colorful alternative subjects for the Trumpeter MiG-23ML kit
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $21.99

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-23ML kit.

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This set covers the Floggers of the Soviet and Warsaw Pact air forces including one Soviet veteran of the Afghan war, two air defense (PVO) aircraft, two Bulgarian examples including one MiG-23MLD Flogger K (the parts are in the Trumpeter MiG-23ML box), one Czech Air Force and one East German example.

The seven subjects rendered in this set include:

  • MiG-23ML, Bort 47, 1 AE/979 IAP, Soviet AF, Kandahar AB, Afghanistan, 1986
  • MiG-23P, Bort 01, 28 GIAP/PVO, Soviet AF, Andreapol AB, Russia, 1992
  • MiG-23P, Bort 41, 415 IAP/PVO, Soviet Af, Tunoshna AB, Russia, 1992
  • MiG-23MLA, Bort 866, 1 AS, Bulgarian AF, Dobroslavtzy A, 1989
  • MiG-23MLD, Bort 211, 1 AS, Bulgarian AF, Dobroslavtzy A, 1999
  • MiG-23ML, Bort 4644, 1 AFR, Czech AF, 1991
  • MiG-23ML, Bort 610, JG 9, EGAF, Peenemunde AB, 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!