Furball Aero Design
July 2023 Decal Preview
1/48 and 1/72 scale
Furball Aero Design has sent information about their newest releases, available now from their website:
Hello Modelers! We are back again to announce our latest decal releases.
For this round we have 1 new in 1/48 scale, and 1 new set in 1/72 scale. Additionally, we have 2 reprints of popular sold-out sets.
First up we have “YF/F-23 Black Widows” (48-088). This set features options for the 2 protype aircraft from the ATF competition in the early 1990’s, as well as 14 fictional “What If” schemes.
The fictional schemes represent what the F-23 might have looked like in operation service! Here’s a rundown of the aircraft covered:
YF-23 #1 87-0800, 1990 (Overall Gunship Gray scheme)
YF-23 #2 87-0801, 1990 (Dark Ghost Gray and Light Ghost Gray scheme)
F-23A 03-4050, 5th FIS, MINOT, AFB (fictional CO jet for the 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron)
F-23A 07-4149, 49TH FW, HOLLOMAN, AFB (Fictional 49th FW Wing King)
F-23A 06-4111, 11TH AF, ELMENDORF, AFB (Fictional CO jet with “Alaska” Nose art and “Big Dipper” on the inner tail).
F-23A 05-4100, 1ST FW, LANGLEY, AFB (Fictional Wing King with “Spirit of the Virginia Peninsula” nose art, as well a “spy ballon” kill mark).
F-23A 02-4032, 32ND FG, SOESTERBERG, AB (Fictional Wing King with “Wolfhounds” nose art).
F-23A 03-4044, 44TH FS, KADENA, AB (Fictional 44th CO jet with large samurai art on the inner tails).
F-23A 03-4053, 53RD FS, BITBURG, AB (Fictional 53rd CO jet with tiger nose art).
F-23A 07-4133, 33RD FW, EGLIN, AFB (Fictional 33rd Wing King with “Gulf Spirit” nose art and large eagle’s head on the inner tails).
F-23A 05-4090, 390 FS, MOUNTAIN HOME, AFB (Fictional 390th CO jet with “Spirit of Idaho” nose art).
F-23A 05-4093, 493 FS, LAKENHEATH, AB (Fictional 493rd CO jet with large Skull squadron emblem on the inner tails. 3 Flanker kills on the nose).
RF-23A 09-4191, 9TH RW, BEALE, AFB (Fictional all black reconnaissance scheme with red markings).
F-23A 04-4065,65th AGRS, NELLIS, AFB (Fictional 3- gray splinter “Felon” aggressor scheme).
Enough stencils are included to build 2 complete jets.
Next up we have a new 1/72 scale set “F-35 Anthology Part IV” (72-012).
This set has options for 26 F-35As, and enough stencils are included to build 4 models. Here’s a rundown of the covered aircraft:
-F-35A 18-5354, 354TH FW FLAGSHIP, EIELSON AFB, 2020
-F-35A 18-5376, 356TH FS, EIELSON AFB, 2020
-F-35A 19-5481, 355TH FS, EIELSON AFB, 2021
-F-35A 18-5355, 355TH FS FLAGSHIP, EIELSON AFB, 2021
-F-35A 15-5200, 421ST FS FLAGSHIP, HILL AFB, 2021
-F-35A 15-5122, 466TH FS FLAGSHIP, HILL AFB, 2021
-F-35A 15-5140, 4TH FS FLAGSHIP, HILL AFB, 2021
-F-35A 18-5452, 34TH FS, HILL AFB, 2021
-F-35A 19-5488, 388TH FW FLAGSHIP, HILL AFB, 2022
-F-35A 17-5265, 158TH FW FLAGSHIP, BURLINGTON ANGB, 2021
-F-35A 15-5189, 308TH FS FLAGSHIP, LUKE AFB, 2021
-F-35A 19-5495, 495TH FS FLAGSHIP, RAF LAKENHEATH, 2022
-F-35A 19-5493, 493D FS FLAGSHIP, RAF LAKENHEATH, 2022
-F-35A 19-5484, 48TH FW FLAGSHIP, RAF LAKENHEATH, 2022
-F-35A MM7337, 32 STORMO, AMENDOLA AB, 2021
-F-35A MM7357, 32 STORMO, AMENDOLA AB, 2021
-F-35A MM7337, 6 STORMO, GHEDI AB, 2022
-F-35A 09-8720, 302 HIKOTAI, MISAWA AB, 2022
-F-35A 89-8711, 301 HIKOTAI, MISAWA AB, 2022
-F-35A A35-029, 75 SQUADRON, TINDAL RAAFB, 2022
-F-35A A35-039, 77 SQUADRON, WILLIAMTOWN RAAFB, 2022
-F-35A A35-007, 3 SQUADRON, WILLIAMTOWN RAAFB, 2022
-F-35A F-001, 323 SQUADRON, VOLKEL AB, 2019 (DIANA TAIL ART)
-F-35I 14-5113, 116 SQUADRON, NEVATIM AB, 2019
-F-35A 11-5021, 65TH AGRS FLAGSHIP, NELLIS AFB, 2022 (J-20 AGGRESSOR SCHEME)
-F-35A 11-5020, 57TH OG FLAGSHIP, NELLIS AFB, 2022 (J-20 AGGRESSOR SCHEME)
Next up we have a reprint of our very popular “Bombcat Weapons Set”. (48-053) contains all the markings you need to dress up the ordnance for your late model F-14 bomb droppers.
Here are the specific makings included:
-(4)GBU-31(V)1/B with BLU-117 warhead
-(4)GBU-31(V)1/B with MK 84 warhead
-(4) MK 83
-(4) MK 20
-(4) MK 84
-(6) MK 82
Note that markings are included to make either live or inert versions of all the munitions listed above.
(48-074) “USN Fighter Squadron Aircrew Patches” is our second reprint for this round. This set features over 150 tiny Fighter Squadron patches to dress up your 1/48 scale figures. Patches are included for all US Navy fighter squadrons from the Vietnam era thru the 2000s. These little gems are reproduced in exquisite detail as only Cartograf can achieve. This set sold out very quickly, so get it while you can.
As always, our decals are printed to the hobby industry’s highest quality standard by Cartograf of Italy, and feature colors printed to match US Federal Standard colors. That’s all for this round, thanks as always for your patronage.
That’s all for this round, thanks for your continued support and patronage! Happy modeling!
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The Furball Team
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