Cybermodeler Online

Celebrating 24 years of hobby news and reviews




The appearance of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense, or NASA imagery or art does not constitute an endorsement nor is Cybermodeler Online affiliated with these organizations.


  • Facebook
  • Parler
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • YouTube


Starfighter Decals 1/72 F8F Bearcat Part 2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2010 Manufacturer Starfighter Decals
Subject F8F Bearcat Part 2 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72121 Pros Nice selection of subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $5.00

First Look

Starfighter Decals has released this set of Bearcats in 1/72 scale perfect for the Revell kit. These markings provide a nice cross-section of the Navy's F8Fs in squadron service.

F8F Bearcat F8F Bearcat

This decal set provides markings for three aircraft:

  • F8F-1, 95031, VF-31, 3F4, 1946
  • F8F-1, 95208, VF-11A, V/101, 1048
  • F8F-1B, 121509, VF-13A, P/00, USS Princeton, 1948, CAG aircraft for Air Group 13

This sheet provides sufficient markings for all three aircraft. You can purchase these decals directly from Starfighter Decals on their website.

My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!