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Su-17M4 Afghan War Service

Mission Mark Decals 1/48 Su-17M4 Afghan War Service Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2021 Manufacturer Mission Mark Decals
Subject Su-17M4 Afghan War Service Scale 1/48
Set Number 48005 Pros 15 distinctive options
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $13.95

First Look

Mission Mark Decals/Quinta Studio has released this extensive decal set for the Kitty Hawk 1/48 Su-17M4 Fitter kit at the same time Quinta Studio released one of their outstanding 3D cockpit detail sets for this same kit. This set provides your choice of 19 camouflage and marking options for the Su-17M4 during the Soviet Union's time in Afghanistan. This set consists of two decal sheets, one with the distinctive markings for each subject and the other with an extensive set of airframe stencils..

Su-17M4 Afghan War ServiceSu-17M4 Afghan War Service

This decal set only comes with the two decal sheets and the title cover sheet. On that cover sheet is a QR code which will link you to their download site which has the 19 full-color profiles and instructions in a downloadable PDF file. Each example shows the major or minor differences between camouflage schemes with explainations on whether the scheme was applied at the factory (and has full stenciling) or in the field (with minimum stenciling).

This set is available at HobbyZone USA (look here).

My sincere thanks to HobbyZone USA for this review sample!