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Linden Hill Decals

Linden Hill Decals 1/48 Brothers in Arms 3 The MiG-21MF in Warsaw Pact Service Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review November 2011 Manufacturer Linden Hill Decals
Subject The MiG-21MF in Warsaw Pact Service Scale 1/48
Set Number 48027 Pros 12 distinctive subjects for the Eduard 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 decals, this time covering a selection of subjects for the Eduard or OEZ/Kopro 1/48 MiG-21MF Fishbed J. These have some really nice color schemes to provide alternatives to the markings provided in the kit. The 12 subjects included in this set are:

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  • MiG-21R, Bort 01, 159 GIAP, Kluczewo AB, Poland, Soviet AF, 1968
  • MiG-21M, Bort 532, JG 8, Marxwalde AB, EGAF, 1973
  • MiG-21MF, Bort 9512, Hungarian AF
  • MiG-21MF, Bort 4405, Hungarian AF
  • MiG-21MF, Bort 9309, Hungarian AF
  • MiG-21M, Bort 709, Romanian AF, late 1970s
  • MiG-21MF, Bort 9612, 86 Group, Fetesti AB, Romanian AF, 1995
  • MiG-21M, Bort 613, 19 IAP, Uzundjovo AB, Bulgarian AF, 1988
  • MiG-21MF, Bort 52, 19 IAP, Graf Ignatievo AB, Bulgarian AF, mid 1970s
  • MiG-21MF-R, Bort 55, 26 RAP, Dobrich AB, Bulgarian AF, 1997
  • MiG-21MF-75, Bort 021, 26 RAP, Dobrich AB, Bulgarian AF. 1997
  • MiG-21MF-R, Bort 177, 26 RAP, Dobrish AB, Bulgarian AF, 1997

The instructions provide good color and paint information to replicate these various color patterns. In fact, you'll find that the color information in these sheets is some of the most accurate information to date.

Linden Hill Decals can be purchased directly from their website at

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