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F8F-2 Bearcats in USN Service

Starfighter Decals 1/48 F8F-2 Bearcats in USN Service Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2015 Manufacturer Starfighter Decals
Subject F8F-2 Bearcats in USN Service Scale 1/48
Set Number 4809 Pros Four distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $12.00

First Look

Starfighter Decals has released this set of 1/48 F8F-2 Bearcat decals for your favorite Bearcat kit. This set provides markings for four distinctive subjects.

F8F-2 Bearcats in USN Service F8F-2 Bearcats in USN Service

The subjects include:

  • F8F-2D, 122663, VU-4, UD/60, NAAS Chincoteague, 1953/4
  • F8F-2, 121701, VF-152, A/0, CAG aircraft, 1949
  • F8F-2, 121695, VF-194, B/402, USS Boxer, 1950
  • F8F-2, 121664, VF-61, C/103, USS Coral Sea, 1949

It is nice to see some nice decal options for the Bearcat, whether you're building the Hobby Boss, Academy, Hobbycraft, or even Testors kit. You can purchase these decals directly from Starfighter Decals on their website.

My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!