Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Wolfpak Decals
Decal Sheet ID 72-091
Decal Sheet Title YGBSM
Types Featured F-16C, F-105F, T-39F, MC-130E

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Wolfpak Decals 72-091 "YGBSM" provides markings for a number of aircraft related to the "Wild Weasel" mission role, including an F-16 from the South Carolina ANG, F-105F from the 4537th CCTS, T-39F trainer and an MC-130E from the 1st SOS. The aircraft are:

  • F-16C-52O 93-0531 from the 157th FS, 169th FW, South Carolina ANG at McIntire ANGB during December 2015. Painted in the new Have Grey V scheme (FS36170) with markings in light grey and a dark grey tail band containing "SOUTH CAROLINA" in white;
  • F-105F-1-RE 63-8307 from the 4537th CCTS, 4525th FWW at Nellis AFB in August 1969. It was painted in the South East Asian scheme, comprising FS34079, FS34102 and FS30219 upper surfaces with FS36622 lower surfaces. It carried light grey "WC" tailcodes and a black/yellow chequered fin band with a blue lower stripe;
  • T-39F 59-2869 from the 4537th CCTS, 57th FWW and used for training Wild Weasel crews, based at Nellis AFB during March 1973. Painted with Insignia White (FS17875) upper surfaces and ADC Grey (FS16473) lower surfaces separated by an Insigna Blue (FS15044) band;
  • MC-130E 64-0523 from the 1st SOS, 39th SOG based at Kadena AB, Okinawa during 1993. It wore the standard Special Operations scheme, comprising FS36118 upper surfaces with FS36293 lower surfaces, all markings being in the lighter grey.

The usual Wolfpak format is followed, with the instructions providing a side view of each aircraft, together with detailled history, colour information and weapons loadout.

The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop and are in good register, although the white appears slightly translucent.

Review and images by Chris St Clair