Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Caracal Models
Decal Sheet ID CD72058
Decal Sheet Title B-52H Stratofortress
Types Featured B-52H

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Caracal Models sheet CD72058 provides markings for 11 different B-52H aircraft and is designed for the AMT/ERTL kit but would work with the Modelcollect kit. The airframes are: 

  • B-52H 60-0018 "POW-MIA" MT from the 69th BS at Minot AFB during 2015;
  • B-52H 60-0022 "Deuces Wild" LA from the 96th BS at Barksdale AFB during 2015; 
  • B-52H 60-0023 "Bomber Barons" MT from the 23rd BS, Minot AFB during 2015; 
  • B-52H 60-0033 "Peace Persuader" MT from the 23rd BS based at Minot AFB during 2011;
  • B-52H 60-0053 "Louisiana Fire" LA from the 96th BS based at Barksdale AFB during 2018; 
  • B-52H 60-0059 "The Devil's Own" LA from the 96th BS based at Barksdale AFB during 2016; 
  • B-52H 61-0004 "El Lobo" LA from the 20th BS at Barksdale AFB during 2014; 
  • B-52H 61-0007 "Ghost Rider" MT from the 23rd BS at Minot AFB during 2015;
  • B-52H 61-0008 "FDNY - We Remember" BD from the 93rd BS based at Barksdale AFB during 2012; 
  • B-52H 61-0017 "Lone Star Lady II" from the 93rd BS at Barksdale AFB during 2016; 
  • B-52H 61-0029 "SAC Time" BD from the 93rd BS, Barksdale AFB during 2010.

All aircraft were painted overall Gunship Grey FS36118. Instructions comprise left and right scrap views of the forward fuselage and tail for each aircraft, plus additional stencilling information.

The decals are printed by Cartograf and include a complete set of stencils for one aircraft.

If you like B-52s, this sheet is highly recommended!

Review and images by Chris St Clair

DISCLAIMER: USAF SIG does not vouch for the accuracy or otherwise of any item - we review what we see so that you, the modeller, can make up your own mind! However, where we are aware of errors or omissions, we will note this in our review.