Sunday, 10 October 2010

Review: Life Like Decals Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Pt.3 1/72 Decals

Title: Life Like Decals Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Pt.3 1/72

Description: This decal sheet from Life Like Decals contains markings for three US  P-47 Thunderbolts (2x Razorbacks and 1x Bubbletop) in 1/72 scale.

The decal sheet contains options for  three aircraft that  feature "nose art" or artwork in general, basic stenciling and national markings. Also included are colour profiles and brief history notes on the aircraft featured.

Above image: Top and bottom views are shown. Also note the number of references used to produce this decal sheet, no less than eighteen sources used.

Above image: A line drawing is included to assist with stencil/data placement.

Aircraft 1: P-47D-1RE flown by Lt.S.Pisanos, 334FS, 4FG
Aircraft 2: P-47D-25RE flown by Capt.F.Christensen Jr. 62FS 56FG
Aircraft 3: a hack(P-47D-15)  from 83FS 78FG

The decal themselves appear to be thin with minimal carrier film and come on four sheets of various sizes. Decals are sized for Tamiya's P-47 kits.