Scale 1/72
Manufacturer AOA Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-005
Decal Sheet Title The Dogs Of War - USA/USAF/USMC/VNAF O-1 Bird Dogs in the Vietnam War
Types Featured O-1E/G

AOA Decals sheet 72-005 - "The Dogs Of War" covers US Army, USAF, USMC and VNAF O-1 Bird Dogs used during the Vietnam War and covers a total of 23 aircraft (10 Army, 2 US Marines, 6 US Air Force and 5 VNAF).

The USAF aircraft featured are:-

  • O-1G-CE 51-4606
  • O-1G-CE 51-17397
  • O-1E-CE 56-2620
  • O-1E-CE 56-2657
  • O-1E-CE 57-6026
  • O-1E-CE 57-6273

All aircraft were overall FS36473 (ADC Grey). Instructions are in colour and comprise a single (right hand) side view for each aircraft together with scrap views of the upper and lower wings. A separate four view provides stencil locations. However, the sheet is let down by not providing any unit details for any of the USAF aircraft featured.

The decal sheet is printed by Microscale and is in perfect register. Stencils are provided for a single aircraft.

Review and images by Chris St Clair