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Hataka AS12 Israeli Air Force

Hataka Israeli Air Force Paint Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of First Look April 2015 Manufacturer Hataka
Subject Israeli Air Force Product Number AS12
Pros Ready for airbrush and paint brush right out of the bottle Cons See text
Skill Level Basic MSRP (USD) $24.99

First Look

Hataka from Poland continues to release a rapidly growing line of color-matched acrylic paints to fill the voids in color coverage for scale modelers. In this set, we have six new colors that replicate the camouflage colors used by the Israeli Air Force in the 1970s. This set provides the unique shades of color before the IAF transitioned to colors closely matched to FS 595 equivalents.

Hataka AS12 Israeli Air Force

This set contains six 17ml bottles of paint with a set of colors which include:

  • A012 Dark Tan
  • A078 Aluminum
  • A090 Sand
  • A091 Pale Green
  • A092 Duck Egg Blue
  • A093 Green

As previously tested, Hataka paints go on smoothly and without any problem and responds well to the homemade thinner which is similar to Tamiya acrylic thinner. The Hataka acrylics respond just as well with the Tamiya thinner and even using Windex to clean the airbrush.

My sincere thanks to Hataka Hobby for this review sample!