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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/32 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2011 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe Part 1 Scale 1/32
Set Number 32010 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $19.00

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have four distinctive Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe examples just in time for the release of the magnificent Tamiya 1/32 kit.

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This decal set provides markings for four aircraft:

  • Spitfire LF.XVIe, SL721, RAF Chief Air Command, J-MR, as flown by Air Marshall Sir James Robb, 1946
  • Spitfire LF.XVIe, TB900, 349 (Belgium) Sqn, D-GE, 1946
  • Spitfire LF.XVIe, TD231, 350 Sqn, Belgian AF, MN-J, 1946
  • Spitfire LF.XVIe, TE199, 21 Group, 1948

As you can see in the decal image, this set comes complete with a full set of national markings, distinctive unit markings, and a wealth of maintenance stencils. If you're looking for a colorful alternative that isn't from the mainstream Superscale/Eagle Strike/Aeromaster line-up, here is a nice way to be different!

You can purchase these decals directly from Lifelike Decals. My sincere thanks to Lifelike Decals for this review sample!