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Linden Hill Decals

Linden Hill Decals 1/72 100 Years VVS of Russia Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2014 Manufacturer Linden Hill Decals
Subject 100 Years VVS of Russia Scale 1/72
Set Number 72030 Pros Colorful contemporary subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $20.99

First Look

Alright you fans of Soviet and Russian military aviation, Linden Hill has released another nice set of markings, this time to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Air Force celebration at Zhukovsky AB. This set covers nine bombers and strike aircraft.

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The subjects rendered in this set include:

  • Su-34, Bort 03, 4 GTsPAV, Lipetsk AB
  • Tu-22M3, Bort 44, RF-95955, 6950th AB, Shaykovka AB
  • Tu-22M3, Bort 49, RF-94139, 6950th AB, Shaykovka AB
  • Tu-95MS, Bort 10, RF-94128, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Saratov'
  • Tu-95MS, Bort 16, RF-94124, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Velikii Novgorod''
  • Tu-95MS, Bort 21, RF-94121, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Samara'
  • Tu-160, Bort 03, RF-94101, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Aleksandr Golovanov'
  • Tu-160, Bort 05, RF-94104, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Valerij Chkalov'
  • Tu-160, Bort 17, RF-94110, 6950th AB, Engals AB, 'Pavel Taran'

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 modern Russian Air Force. 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!