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F4D-1 Skyrays of the USN

Starfighter Decals 1/72 F4D-1 Skyrays of the USN Decal First Look

by Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2018 Manufacturer Starfighter Decals
Subject F4D-1 Skyrays of the USN Scale 1/72
Set Number 72-157 Pros Colorful subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $12.00

First Look

Here is the latest release from Starfighter Decals, this time providing four colorful F4D Skyrays in 1/72 scale. This set provides two USN and two USMC examples. You'll remember that the USMC is part of the Department of the Navy (the men's department).

F4D-1 Skyrays of the USN F4D-1 Skyrays of the USN

This decal set provides markings for the following subjects:

  • F4D-1, 139071, VMF(AW)-114, VW/20, Ping Tung AB, Taiwan Straight Crisis, 1958
  • F4D-1, 134806, VF-141, S/205, USS Essex, 1956
  • F4D-1, 134910, VF-23, NL/205, USS Hancock, 1958
  • F4D-1, 134806, VMF(AW)-542, WH/8, 1959

This decal set offers some interesting alternatives for kit subjects and would be awfully nice to see in 1/48 scale for the Tamiya kit!

You can purchase these decals directly from Starfighter Decals on their website.

My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!