Furball Aero Design July 2023 Decals Preview
Furball Aero Design says; Hello Modelers! We are back again to announce our latest decal releases.
For this round we have 1 new set in 1/48 scale and 1 new set in 1/72 scale. In addition, there are 2 reprints of popular sets that are sold out.
First we have “YF/F-23 Black Widows” (48-088). This set includes options for 2 prototype aircraft from the ATF competition of the early 1990s, as well as 14 fictional “What If” plans.
Fictional schematics represent what the F-23 might look like in operational service! Here is a summary of the aircraft covered:
- YF-23 #1 87-0800, 1990 (General Dreadnought Gray scheme)
- YF-23 #2 87-0801, 1990 (Dark Ghost Gray and Light Ghost Gray scheme)
- F-23A 03-4050, 5th FIS, MINOT, AFB (fictitious 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 as a “spy balloon” 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 (Fictitious 53rd CO jet with tiger nose).
- F-23A 07-4133, 33RD FW, EGLIN, AFB (Fictional 33rd Wing King with “Gulf Spirit” nose painting and large eagle head on the inner tails).
- F-23A 05-4090, 390 FS, MOUNTAIN HOME, AFB (Fictional 390th CO jet with “Spirit of Idaho” nose design).
- F-23A 05-4093, 493 FS, LAKENHEATH, AB (Fictitious 493rd CO jet with large Skull squadron emblem on inner tails. Kills 3 Flankers in the nose).
- RF-23A 09-4191, 9TH RW, BEALE, AFB (Fictitious all black reconnaissance plan with red markings).
- F-23A 04-4065,65th AGRS, NELLIS, AFB (Fictional 3- gray splinter “Felon” attacker plan).
Includes enough templates to create 2 complete jets.
Next up we have a new 1/72 scale set “F-35 Anthology Part IV” (72-012).
This set has 26 F-35A options and includes enough templates to build 4 models. Here is a summary of the closed 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 is a replica of our very popular “Bombcat Weapons Set”. (48-053) includes all the markings you need to decorate the ammunition for your latest F-14 grenade droppers.
Here are the specific productions included:
-(4)GBU-31(V)1/B with BLU-117 warhead
-(4)GBU-31(V)1/B, MK 84 with warhead
-(4) MK 83
-(4) MK 20
-(4) MK 84
-(6) MK 82
Note that markings are included to make live or dormant versions of all the ammo listed above.
(48-074) “USN Fighter Squadron Aircrew Patches” is our second edition for this round. This set includes over 150 tiny Fighter Squadron patches to decorate your 1/48 scale figures. Patches are included for all US Navy battle fleets from the Vietnam era to the 2000s. These little gems are reproduced in such exquisite detail that only Cartograph can achieve. This set sold out very quickly, so grab it while you can.
Our stickers are, as always, printed by Cartograph from Italy to the hobby industry’s highest quality standard and come in colors printed to match the US Federal Standard colours. That’s all for this tour, thanks as always for your patronage.