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Post War Avro Lancaster 1946 - 1950

Xtradecal,1/72 scale



Catalogue Number and Price:

Xtradecal Item No. X72256 - Post War Avro Lancaster 1946 - 1950


GBP 6.66 (Export)

GBP 7.99 (EU price) plus shipping available online from Hannants



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals for eight subjects plus instructions and notes

Review Type:



High quality decals; nice variety for Lancaster builders; full colour instructions; includes national markings; interesting markings and schemes.




A high quality decal release with plenty of interesting schemes for a great subject. Highly Recommended.

Reviewed by Brett Green

Xtradecal's 1/48 Mosquito Decals will be available online from Squadron.com



If you are looking for a change from Lancasters finished in Dark Green, Dark Earth and Black, then look no further

Xtradecal has released this new decal sheet offering eight very alternative schemes for 1/72 scale Lancaster kits.



Details are as follows:

  • NG115 B.Mk.I (F.E.) DX-C 57 Sqnn RAF Scampton 1946 DG/DE/Black;

  • NX721 B.Mk.VII (F.E.) FGG-A Empire Air Navigation School RAF Shawbury 1948 White/Black;

  • PA439 PR.Mk.I D 82 Sqn RAF Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya 1949-50 Overall High Speed Silver;

  • PD199 B.Mk.I (Special) used as Target Tug by RAE Farnborough 1948-49 High Speed Silver/Yellow with black stripes;

  • RF314 ASR.Mk.III K7-LJ 236 Op Conversion Unit RAF Kinloss 1947-48 EDSG/DSG/Sky;

  • RT680 B.Mk.VII FCXS Empire Central FS RAF Hullavington 1948 White/Black;

  • SW364 GR.III CJ-C 203 Sqn RAF St.Eval forerunner of the Shackleton 1949-50 MSG/White red spinners;

  • TW872 B.Mk.I (F.E.) TL-D 35 Sqn RAF Graveley 1946 White/Black;

Two full sets of national markings are supplied.

Instructions for the two decal sheet are in full colour across one folded A4 sheet and on the back of the A5 cover. Both side plus upper and lower views are provided for all eight aircraft. Stencils are not included.



Colour notes are supplied, along with model paint callouts for Xtracolor enamels and Xtracrylix acrylics.

The decals are beautifully printed and feature thin carrier film.



This release offers some interesting and colourful options for anyone building a 1/72 scale Lancaster.



Highly Recommended.

Thanks to Hannants for the review sample

Xtradecals are available online from Hannants' website

Review Text Copyright © 2016 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 23 December, 2016
Last updated 23 December, 2016

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