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Yellow-Wings Decals

Yellow-Wings Decals 1/48 Pre-WW2 SBD-1/2 Dauntless Fuselage Bands & Wing Chevrons Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2005 Manufacturer Yellow-Wings Decals
Subject Pre-WW2 SBD-1/2 Dauntless Fuselage Bands & Wing Chevrons Scale 1/48
Set Number 48013 Pros Color fuselage stripes and wing chevrons for any squadron aircraft
Cons Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $12.95

First Look

Yellow-Wings Decals has released another colorful utility decal sheet, this time for the Accurate Miniatures or Hasegawa 1/48 SBD-1 and SBD-2 kits. This sheet provides the fuselage bands and wing chevrons for all six sections of any selected squadron.

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In addition, this set also provides the squadron markings for Bombing Two (VB-2), Scouting Two (VS-2), Marine Bombing One (VMB-1) and Marine Bombing Two (VMB-2). The sheet also includes a nice set of pre-war propeller tip warning stripes.

The set also includes several profiles and documentation to help you replicate the proper placement of aircraft's markings to render an accurate model.

Yellow-Wings Decals can be purchased directly from their website at

My sincere thanks to Yellow-Wings Decals for this review sample!