This new decal
sheet from Zotz
markings for two different 1/32 different USN F-8C Crusaders.....including a MiG
thanks goes to Hank "OMAR" van der Lugt, Andrew Desautels and my amigo
Fotios Rouch for their help producing this decal sheet.
These decals were designed
to fit Paul Fisher's F-8C nose conversion. Please visit www.fishermodels.com
2 aircraft include the hi-viz markings from the Vietnam War era and both of
these jets are from the 1968 when the Vietnam war was reaching it's peak.
One jet is from VF-84 and sports a flame job paint scheme around the engine
intake. This is the same sort of flame job you'd expect to see on a Hot
Rod at your local car show. The other jet is from VF-111 Sundowners and
features the sundowner setting sun artwork on the rudder and a sharks mouth on
the nose around the jet intake.
on 5-24-68 at NAS Miramar with VF-111. This was ten days prior to
departing on it's MiG killing cruise. The aircraft was the mount of LT
Joe Thompson and had TIGER painted in white on the red tail stripe. LT
Anthony Nargi would be flying her on 98-19-68 when he would use a AIM-9
Sidewinder to down a MiG-21. This jet features hi-viz markings with a
sharks mouth on the nose.
CAG Bird with VF-84. This jet features hi-viz markings
with a hotrod type flame job on the nose.
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The 2 pages of instructions are
clear and include 3 color views of each aircraft. The decals are
beautifully printed on 3 decal sheets. The paint colour codes are called
out mostly in FS numbers. You also get a full set of stencils.....lots of
stencils. One page of instructions includes 4 view line drawings showing
the placement for each of the many stencils.
A sharp looking pair of Crusaders
is featured on this decal sheet from that time period before lo-viz grey became
I would like to
providing me with this review sample.