Linden Hill Decals

1/72 The Rook - Global Su-25s Part 1 decal sheet

Product # LHD 72024 for $18.99

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Nov 14 2011

 

This new decal sheet from Linden Hill Decals is the first in their series dedicated to the Su-25 in global service.  'The Rook - Global Su-25s Part 1' covers some the operators of the Su-25 around the planet. 

This decal sheet features 10 different Su-25 from 7 different countries including Angola, Belarus, Bulgaria (x2), Georgia (x2), Russia - 'Dog Squadron' (x2), Slovakia and Turkmenistan.  You get an amazingly colourful variety of camo schemes.

Global Su-25 decals are available in 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72 scales.

 

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The aircraft included on this decal sheet include the following:

  • Su-25K B-605 with the Angolan Air Force with 16th Squadron (ECB), 26 Aerial Fighter Bomber Regiment (RACB), Nimibe AB, Angola in 1994.  This Su-25 has Green/Brown/Tan camo on top with blue undersides.

  • Su-25 White 39 with the Belarusian Air Force with 116th Air Base, Lida AB, Belarus in 2010.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Medium Green/Medium Brown camo on top with Light Blue underside.  Artwork is big eyes on both sides of nose as well as artwork of a cartoon bird further back on both sides of the fuselage.

  • Su-25 White 195 with the Bulgarian Air Force with 22 ShAP, Bezmer AB, Bulgaria, 1987.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Dark Green/Dark Brown camo on top with Light Blue Gray underside.  Artwork is a shield with a Tigers head on the left side of the nose.

  • Su-25 White 246 with the Bulgarian Air Force with 22 ShAP, Bezmer AB, Bulgaria, 2010.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Medium Green/Dark Green/Dark Brown camo on top with Light Blue Gray underside.

  • Su-25 Red 17 with the Georgian Air Force with Marneuli Aviation Base, Marneuli AB, Georgia, 1998.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Medium Green/Dark Green/Dark Brown camo on top with Light Blue  underside.  Artwork is a Hawk on both sides of the fuselage.

  • Su-25 Blue 16 with the Georgian Air Force with Marneuli Aviation Base, Marneuli AB, Georgia, 2008.  This Su-25 has Dark Green/Dark Brown/Tan camo on top with Light Blue  underside.

  • Su-25 Red 5 with the Russian Air Force with with 461 ShAP, Mozdok AB, Russia, 2001.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Dark Green/Light Brown camo on top with Light Blue Gray underside.  Artwork is a wolf's head on both sides of nose.

  • Su-25 Red 44 with the Russian Air Force with 461 ShAP, Krasnodar AB, Russia, 2008.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Light Brown/Dark Brown camo on top with Light Blue Gray underside.  Artwork is a wolf's head on both sides of nose.

  • Su-25K White 8074 with the Slovakian Air Force with 33/3 Letka, Malacky-Kuchyna AB, Slovakia, 1995.  This Su-25 has Light Green/Dark Green/Light Brown/Dark Brown camo on top with Light Blue Gray underside.

  • Su-25 Blue 14 with the Turkmenistan Air Force with 107 IAP, Akdepe AB, Turkmenistan, 2011.  This Su-25 has Green/Light Brown camo on top with Light Blue underside.

The 7 pages of instructions include 3 view colour profiles of each jet with camo schemes.  Some history in included for some of the Su-25s on this decal sheet.  Colours are called out in AKAN paint #'s as well as the approx. FS #.

Linden Hill Decals are the experts when it comes to markings for Soviet built aircraft and this decal sheet is another in a long line of top quality decals from Linden Hill Decals.  If you're not into building modern grey jets, then this is for you......each aircraft has colourful and unique camo plus you get a variety of markings from various countries and some of these jets have noseart.

You can buy this decal sheet directly from the Linden Hill Imports website.

Steve Bamford

 

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Photos and text by Steve Bamford