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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/48 Hawker Hurricane Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review November 2008 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Hawker Hurricane Part 1 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48027 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $16.50

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have four distinctive Hurricane schemes that will definitely compliment the Classic Airframes, Hobbycraft, Airfix, Hasegawa, and other kits. Two of the schemes are the same aircraft portrayed at two different events.

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This decal set provides markings for four aircraft:

  • Hurricane Mk.I, P3395, 1 Sqn, JX-B, as flown by F/L Arther Clowes
  • Hurricane Mk.IIc, BD983, 1 Sqn, JX-Q, as flown by S/L James MacLachlan
  • Hurricane Mk.II, G-AMAU, #41, 'Last of the Many' as flown by G/C Peter Townsend
  • Hurricane Mk.II, G-AMAU, #99, 'Last of the Many' as flown by G/C Peter Townsend

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!