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McDonnell Douglas
Phantom FGR.2

Xtradecal,1/48 scale


Catalogue Number and Price:

Xtradecal Item No. X48190 - McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR.2


GBP 7.49 (Export)
GBP 8.99 (EU price) plus shipping available online from Hannants



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals (one full sheet) for ten subjects plus instructions and notes.

Review Type:



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




This release will be very welcome for anyone who has Hasegawa's 1/48 scale Phantom FGR.2 stashed away.

Reviewed by Brett Green

HyperScale is proudly sponsored by Squadron.com



With all of the recent 1/72 scale decal releases for the new and forthcoming Airfix Phantom FG.1 and FGR.2 kits, Xtradecal has now extended their 1/48 scale FGR.2 decal family too.

The time Xtradecal has released a new decal set for ten 1/48 scale Phantom FGR.2s.


All ten aircraft are finished in the late grey camouflage. Details are as follows:

  • XV466 1435 Flight 'D/Desperation' RAF Mt Pleasant Falklands 1991;

  • XV421 1435 Flight 'F/Faith' F/O Ian Halden/Flt Lt Chris Weightman Falklands 1991;

  • XV401/B 228 OCU 64 Sqn RAF Wattisham 1988;

  • XV419/AA 19 Sqn RAF Wattisham 1991; XV499/I 23 Sqn RAF Leeming 1993;

  • XV419/G 29 Sqn RAF Coningsby 1981;

  • XV498/U 92 Sqn RAFG Wildenrath 1992;

  • XV490/R 74 Sqn RAFG Gutersloh 1992;

  • XT903/X 56 Sqn RAF Wattisham 1988;

  • XV406/CK 228 OCU RAF Wattisham 1987;

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



Both side views are provided for all ten aircraft.



National markings for each of the subjects are 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.



This release will be very welcome for anyone who has Hasegawa's 1/48 scale Phantom FGR.2 stashed away.

Thanks to Hannants for the review sample

Xtradecals are available online from Hannants' website

Review Text Copyright © 2018 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 12 July, 2018
Last updated 12 July, 2018

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