Tactical Camo Scheme Circa 1980 - 1990's
This new decal
Edge Models includes markings for two different
1/48 CAF C-130.
These are the highest flight hour C-130's in the world. But you also get
full serial number stencils to make any of the CAF C-130's including the Hercs
that were fitted with wing refueling pods to make them tankers for mid air
aircraft is a C-130E #130315 originally purchased in 1965 and retired in 1995
after 45,277 flight hours.
second aircraft is
a C-130H #130342 and is one
of the 5 HC-130 tankers operated by the CAF. This Herc has artwork of a
camel and rider from it's time in Kuwait with "Operation South Watch"
images below to see larger images
Side view line drawing profiles are
included on the instruction sheet to help you get the proportions correct.
The instructions are clear and
include 2 views of each aircraft. The decals are beautifully printed on 2
decal sheets. One complete set of stencils is included on this decal sheet
including propeller tip decals and a full set of serial number decals to make
any CAF C-130's.
I have long wanted to built one
of the CAF C1-30's in this Grey/Grey/Green Tactical Camo Scheme as I think this
is the most eye catching scheme worn by the Canadian Hercs, so the release of
this decal sheet is a very welcomed event. This sheet is also available in
I would like to
Edge Models for
providing me with this review sample.