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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/72 244th Sentai Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2005 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject 244th Sentai Part 2 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72004 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $15.00

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have eight aircraft from the 244th Sentai. These are a combination of Kawasaki Ki-61 (Tony) and Ki-27 (Nate) aircraft.

244th Sentai 244th Sentai

This decal set provides markings for eight aircraft:

  • Type 97 Fighter Otsu, 2nd Chutai
  • Hein Type I-Tei, '24', Kobayashi
  • Hein Type I-Tei, '62', Kobayashi
  • Hein Type I-Hei, '15', Suzuki
  • Type 97 Fighter Otsu, 3rd Chutai
  • Hien Type I-Otsu, '16', Nakano
  • Hien Type I-Hei, '33', Nakano
  • Hien Type I-Otsu, '73', Itagaki

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 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!