Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-053
Decal Sheet Title "Seek and Destroy"
Types Featured F-16D, F9F-3, F-15E, MQ-9, F-35B

Wolfpak continue to issue new sheets containing subjects which are both interesting and/or topical and this latest sheet, 72-053, is no exception. The selection of subjects covers the following:-

  • F-16D Block 52 96-5034 "LF" from the 425th FS, 56th FW based at Luke AFB during September 1999. This is one of the aircraft owned by the Republic of Singapore Air Force as the 425th FS are tasked with providing training for this Air Force. The aircraft is in the 3 tone grey scheme of FS363118/FS36270 upper surfaces and FS37375 lower surfaces with grey tailcodes
  • F9F-3 123071 from VF-51 aboard the USS Essex during July 1950, painted overall ANA 623 Gloss Sea Blue
  • F-15E-44-MC 87-0190 "SJ" from the 307th FS, 4th FW based at Seymour Johnson AFB during 2011. Overall Gunship Grey (FS36118)
  • MQ-9 N114HK from the Missile Defense Agency during 2011, painted in the standard Reaper scheme of FS36375 upper surfaces and FS36176 lower surfaces
  • F-35B "BF-02" assigned to NAS Patuxent River and marked as it appeared for sea trials aboard the USS Wasp during October 2011. Overall dark grey (similar to FS26118).
  • F-35B 168057 from VMFAT 501 as depicted during its first flight in October 2011 and painted in the same scheme as for BF-02

The instructions follow the normal format for Wolfpak. comprising a color side-view of each aircraft, black-and-white 3 views where needed, and detailed history, weapons loadouts and colour notes.

The decal sheet is printed by Fantasy Printshop and has good colour and register.

Review and photographs by Chris St Clair, decal sheet courtesy of Wolfpak Decals