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Royal Air Force Phantom
FG.1 & FGR.2 Pt. 4

Xtradecal,1/48 scale


Catalogue Number and Price:

Xtradecal Item No. X48201 - Royal Air Force Phantom FG.1 & FGR.2 Pt. 4

GBP 6.66 (Export)
GBP 7.99 (EU price) plus shipping available online from Hannants



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals for eight subjects plus instructions and notes.

Review Type:



High quality decals; full colour instructions; includes national markings; varied and interesting and markings.




This release will be very welcome for anyone building the old but still very respectable Hasegawa 1/48 scale Phantom FG.1 or FGR.2 kits.

Reviewed by Brett Green

HyperScale is proudly sponsored by Squadron.com



Xtradecal has released a new series of decals suitable for the Hasegawa 1/48 scale Phantom FG.1 and FGR.2 kits.

Tonight we are taking a look at Part Four. A generous eight RAF Spey Phantoms are covered.


Two schemes are included - the grey scheme and Dark Green and Dark Sea Grey upper surfaces with Light Aircraft Grey below.



Details are as follows:

  • FGR.2 XV403/A 54 Sqn RAF Coningsby UK 1972;

  • FGR.2 XV466/D/ 'Desperation’, 1435 Flight RAF Mount Pleasant, Falkland Islands December 1991;

  • FGR.2 XV421/F 'Faith’ Crewed by F/O Ian 'Mongo' Halden & F/L Chris 'CJ' Weightman 1435 Flight  RAF Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands September 1991;

  • FGR.2 XV474/F RAF Aldergrove Northern Ireland 1978;

  • FGR.2 XV498/U 92 Sqn RAF Akrotiri Cyprus 1989;

  • FGR.2, XV464/464 14 Sqn RAF Coningsby UK 1974;

  • FG.1 XT865/U 111 Sqn RAF Leuchars Scotland July 1980;

  • FGR.2 XV499/I 23 Sqn RAF Leeming  UK 1993.

Instructions for the decal sheet are in full colour across one folded double-sided A4 and one double-sided A5 sheets.

Both side views plus upper and lower views are provided for all eight aircraft.



A selection of national markings is included.

Colour notes are offered, along with model paint callouts for Xtracolor enamels and Xtracrylix acrylics.

The decals are beautifully printed and feature thin carrier film.



A smaller second sheet provides under wing serial numbers in black.



This release will be very welcome for anyone building the old but still very respectable Phantom FG.1 or FGR.2 kits.

Thanks to Hannants for the review sample

Xtradecals are available online from Hannants' website

Review Text Copyright © 2019 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 30 May, 2019
Last updated 30 May, 2019

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