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de Havilland Dominie / Rapide in Military Service

Xtradecal,1/72 scale


Catalogue Number and Price:

Xtradecal Item No. X72311 - de Havilland Dominie / Rapide in Military Service


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



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals for eleven subjects plus instructions and notes.

Review Type:



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




This new Xtradecal release will be ideal to add that unique finishing touch to your 1/72 scale Airfix and Heller de Havilland Dragon Rapide kits.

Reviewed by Brett Green

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Xtradecal has released a new decal sheet covering eleven de Havilland Dragon Rapides and Dominies. The de Havilland Dragon Rapide was usually called Doninie in military service.



These decals will be suitable for the Airfix and Heller 1/72 scale kits.



A wide variety of colours and markiings are offered. These include aircraft in service with the RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, USAAC, RNAS, Belgium, Israel, Netherlands, Spain and South Africa.



Details of the eleven aircraft are as follows:

  • Dominie X7524 of Misr Airwork based in Egypt 1943.

  • Dominie A33-3 of No.1 Air Observers School Royal Australian Air Force based at Cootamundra New South Wales Australia 1943.

  • Dominie C.1 NZ523 of Fiji Communications Flight Royal New Zealand Air Force based in Fiji 1944-45.

  • Dominie X7524 of 27th Air Transport Group Eighth Air Force United States Army Air Corps based at Abbots Ripton UK 1943

  • Dominie X7394 of 782 Naval Air Squadron Royal Navy based at RNAS Donibristle UK 1946.

  • Dominie ‘D2 of 367e Escadrille 169 Wing Belgian Air Force based at Evere Belgium 1957

  • Dominie ‘03’ of Israeli Air Force based in Israel 19 48.

  • Dominie ‘V.3’/ ‘Gelderland’ of 1 TranportVliegtuigAfdeling LuchtStrijdKrachten Royal Netherlands Air Force 1949. 

  • Dominie ‘2307’ of Portuguese Air Force 1952.Rapide 6311/‘2’ of Escuadron ‘Alas Rojas’ Spanish Republican Air Force Spain August 1936.

  • Rapide ‘1402’ of 61 Squadron South African Air Force 1940.

Instructions for the decal sheet are in full colour across two folded double-sided A4 and one double-sided A5 sheets. Both side views plus upper and lower views are provided for all the schemes.



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



As usual, the decals are beautifully printed and feature thin carrier film.



This new Xtradecal release will be ideal to add that unique finishing touch to your 1/72 scale de Havilland Dragon Rapide 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 3 July, 2019
Last updated 3 July, 2019

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