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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2010 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe Part 1 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72006 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $15.00

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this re-issued set, we have four distinctive Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe recommended for the Heller 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!