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The Harriers of Number 233 Operational Conversion Unit 1972-1977

A2Zee Models, 1/72 scale

 

 

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Catalogue Number, Details and Price:

Alley Cat Decals Item No. ACD-48008 - The Harriers of Number 233 Operational Conversion Unit 1972-1977

£9.75 available online from A2Zee Models Website

Scale: 1/48 scale (also available in 1/72)
Contents and Media: Decals and instructions
Review Type: First Look
Advantages: Good colour saturation; Perfect register; Thin carrier film.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Highly Recommended

Reviewed by Mick Evans


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FirstLook

 

This is an excellent decal sheet produced by Alley Cat decals in 1/48 scale depicting three Harrier GR.1A, three Harrier GR.3 and two Harrier T2 and one Harrier T4 of the Royal Air Force.

The decals are superbly printed by Fantasy Print Shop with good colour saturation and excellent register.  As usual the carrier film is ultra thin and my experience with Fantasy Print Shop decals that I have used in the past is that the decals will snuggle down into the surface detail nicely.

All aircraft are finished in the standard scheme of Dark Sea Grey and Dark Green disruptive camouflage on the upper surface and some aircraft have Light Aircraft Grey under surfaces.  Sufficient roundels and fin flashes are supplied to complete any two of the options illustrated.

An A4 sheet is also provided with 16 photographs of the aircraft printed on both sides of the sheet.

Highly Recommended

Thanks to A2Zee Models for the review sample


Alley Cat Decals are available online via A2Zee Models website


Review Copyright 2010 by Mick Evans
Page Created 11 May, 2010
Last updated 19 May, 2010

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