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SBC Helldiver

Starfighter Decals 1/72 SBC Helldivers Pt.2 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2010 Manufacturer Starfighter Decals
Subject SBC Helldivers Pt.2 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72125 Pros Nice selection of subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $5.00

First Look

Starfighter Decals has released this third installment of SBC Devastators in 1/72 scale perfect for the Heller kit. These markings provide five 'yellow wing' pre-war options and one wartime observer.

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This decal set provides markings for six aircraft:

  • SBC-3, 0571, VS-3, 3-S-1, USS Saratoga, 1938
  • SBC-3, 0552, VS-3, 3-S-3, USS Saratoga, 1938
  • SBC-3, 0533, VS-5, 5-S-10, USS Yorktown, 1939
  • SBC-3, 0565, VS-6, 6-S-1, USS Enterprise, 1938
  • SBC-4, 1291, Carrier Divison Two, 1940
  • SBC-4, 1287, 1sw MAW, 1940
  • SBC-4, 1486, NRAB St. Louis, 1939
  • SBC-4, unk, VMO-151, 155-MO-11, Samoa Island, 1942, 'Miss Irene'

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

My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!