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Type 97 Fighters Part 3

Lifelike Decals 1/72 Type 97 Fighters Part 3 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2015 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Type 97 Fighters Part 3 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72036 Skill Level Basic

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have the third of a new series of Ki-27 Type 97 (Nate) fighters developed for the Hasegawa 1/72 scale kit. The decals are quite nicely done as you can see and provide some interesting subjects.

Type 97 Fighters Part 3 Type 97 Fighters Part 3

This set provides markings for seven aircraft:

  • Ki-27 Otsu, 11th Sentai, Sgt Kanai
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 68th Shinbu-tai, 2Lt Yamaguchi
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 13th Sentai/3rd Chutai
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 47th Sentai/2nd Chutai
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 11th Sentai, Capt Shimada
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 1st Sentai, 2Lt Kawabata
  • Ki-27 Otsu, 1st Sentai, Capt Inoue

As you can see in the decal images and profiles, this set provides some distinctive color schemes. If you want to dress up your next 1/72 Ki-27 kit, this is the set you've been waiting for.

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