Caracal Models has released eight brand-new, exciting decal sheets this month!

We will start shipping these decals on March 1, and all are available for pre-ordering now.

CD48138 – 1/48 F-117A Stealth Fighter :  A brand new decal sheet for the F-117, with 16 (sixteen!) options covering the entire operational history of the Nighthawk. Six Desert Storm options with unique bomb bay art, too! Designed for the Tamiya kit.

Caracal Models CD48138 – F-117A Stealth Fighter

Our first 1/48 sheet for the F-117A features a comprehensive selection of options covering the entire service history of this important aircraft. In addition to examples attached to every operating unit in Holloman during the 2000s, we provide markings for 6 aircraft that flew in Desert Storm; each with unique bomb bay artwork and accurate crew names. Markings for "Vega 31", the only F-117 to be lost in action, are also included.

The options on this decal sheet are:

  • F-117A 80-0788, 49th FW commander's jet, 2007
  • F-117A 86-0839, 49th OG commander's jet, 2006
  • F-117A 82-0806, 7th FS, "Vega 31" – the F-117 shot down over Yugoslavia 1999
  • F-117A 84-0811, 410th FLTS, Edwards AFB, 2007
  • F-117A 81-10797, 7th FS commander's jet, Holloman AFB, 2006
  • F-117A 82-0800, 8th FS commander's jet, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117A 84-0809, 9th FS commander's jet, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117A 86-0837, 7th FS, Holloman AFB, 2006
  • F-117A 88-0842, 8th FS, Holloman AFB, 2003
  • F-117A 86-0823, 9th FS, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117A 82-0803 "Unexpected Guest", 416th TFS, 1991
  • F-117A 85-0814 "Final Verdict", 416th TFS, 1991
  • F-117A 85-0834 "Necromancer", 416th TFS, 1991
  • F-117A 85-0825 "Mad Max", 416th TFS, 1991
  • F-117A 88-0841 "Mystic Warrior", 416th TFS, 1991
  • F-117A 86-0821 "Sneak Attack", 416th TFS, 1991

 

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CD48144 : B-1B Lancer – Part 2

Our second sheet for the B-1B features six marking options for overall gray B-1B strategic bombers, each with unique nose art. The aircraft featured on this sheet are:

  • B-1B 85-0069 "Home Improvement", 127th BS, McConnell AFB
  • B-1B 86-0133 "Old Crow Express III", 28th BS, Dyess AFB
  • B-1B 86-0134 "Thunder Bird", 34th BS, Ellsworth AFB
  • B-1B 86-0135 "Deadly Intentions", 28th BS, Dyess AFB
  • B-1B 86-0117, 7th BW, Dyess AFB
  • B-1B 85-0059 "The Last Laugh", 116th BW, Robins AFB

Extensive stencilling (printed by Cartograf) and wing walkways are also provided.

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Caracal Models CD48149 – F-15 Eagle – The Early Years

In our new "The Early Years" series, we will cover prototype and early production aircraft for many important US fighter/bombers. The first sheet in this series is dedicated to the first few years of the F-15 Eagle. Eight marking cover Eagle prototypes, FSD (full-scale development) and early service aircraft.

The options on this decal sheet are:

  • F-15A 71-0280 first F-15 flight
  • F-15A 71-0283
  • F-15A 71-0285
  • F-15A 72-0119 "Streak Eagle" record breaker
  • F-15A 71-0284
  • F-15A 73-0103, 58th TFTW
  • F-15B 73-0111, 58th TFTW
  • F-15B 73-0112, 58th TFTW

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Caracal Models CD48153 – Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander

Designed for the 1/48 scale Valom kit, this decal sheet features four marking options for the successful BN-2 Islander light transport aircraft.
The options on this sheet are:

  • Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander "G-AXDH", "Red Devils" Parachute Team
  • Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander "G-HEBS", Hebridean Air Service
  • Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander "G-AXWR", Aurigny Air Service
  • Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander "AS9819", Armed Forces of Malta

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CD72080 – AV-8B Harrier II Plus

This 1/72 decal sheet for the second generation Harrier features up-to-date markings for four US Marine Corps aircraft and one Italian Navy jet with colorful commemorative tail art. The 5 options on this sheet are:

  • AV-8B+ BuNo. 165354, USMC VMA-542, 2016
  • AV-8B+ BuNo. 165572, USMC VMA-214, 2015
  • AV-8B+ BuNo. 165595, USMC VMA-214, 2014
  • AV-8B+ BuNo. 165421, USMC VMA-211, 2016
  • AV-8B+ 7224, Italian Navy, 2014

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Caracal Models CD144016 – KC-10 Extender

Based on the DC-10 airliner, the KC-10 Extender has served USAF as a tanker & cargo aircraft since the 1980s. This decal sheet is designed for the old Revell kit, and features accurate markings for six examples representing different schemes worn by USAF KC-10s since the type's introduction.

The options on this decal sheet are:

  • KC-10 79-1950 "City of Moreno Valley", 22 ARW, March AFB, 1992
  • KC-10 83-0082 "Bayou Babe", 2BW, Barksdale AFB, 1992
  • KC-10 84-0189, 1986
  • KC-10 86-0030, Seymour-Johnson AFB, 1993
  • KC-10 84-0186, 305 AMW, McGuire AFB, 2017
  • KC-10 79-1713, 60 AMW, Travis AFB, 2017

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Caracal Models CD144018 – RAF C-130J Hercules

Designed for the Minicraft C-130J kit, this decal sheet features three spectacular special schemes recently worn by Royal Air Force Hercules C5 (C-130J) transport aircraft to commemorate various anniversaries.

The options on this decal sheet are:

  • Hercules C5 (C-130J) ZH880, 47 Sqn 100th anniversary scheme, RAF 47 Sqn, 2016
  • Hercules C5 (C-130J) ZH883, Hercules 50th anniversary scheme, RAF 47 Sqn, 2016
  • Hercules C5 (C-130J) ZH887, RAF 100th anniversary scheme, RAF 47 Sqn, 2018

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Our next set of releases will be coming in April – this batch will include several long-awaited sets from Caracal including the SR-71 sheets in both 1/48 and 1/72 scales, a new Strategic Air Force period B-52G/H sheet, 1/72 sheets for F-105F/G and RF-84F, and a new set for Trumpeter's 1/48 scale L-39 Albatros.
 As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or suggestions for new decal sheets!
Thank you for your support,
Caracal Models

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