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Furball Aero Design
December 2019 Decal Preview

1/48 & 1/72 scales

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Hello Furball Fanatics! We are back again (finally!) to announce our latest round of decals. For this round we have 3 new sets and one reprint in 1/48. Additionally, we have 2 new sets in 1/72. Here’s a detailed look at the aircraft covered in each set:

48-071 “F-15C/E Heritage Eagles” covers 4 USAF F-15s in colorful commemorative schemes:

-F-15E 91-0603, 494th FS, RAF Lakenheath, 2019 (D-Day 75th Anniversary scheme with invasion stripes and nose art)

-F-15E 97-0219, 492nd FS, RAF Lakenheath, 2019 (D-Day 75th Anniversary scheme with invasion stripes and nose art)

-F-15C 84-0010, 493rd FS, RAF Lakenheath, 2019 (D-Day 75th Anniversary scheme with invasion stripes and nose art)

-F-15E 87-0173, 389th FS, Mountain Home AFB, 2018 (Mountain Home 75thAnniversary scheme with orange and red tails.

Enough stencils are provided to build 2 complete models. This set retails for $19.99.

Next up we have more Eagle awesomeness! (48-072) “USAFE MOD Eagles” has options for fifteen European based F-15A/C/Ds in the subdued Mod-Eagle paint scheme. The Eagles covered include:

-F-15C 84-0001, 493rd FS, Forward deployed at a Southwest Asia Air Base, 2019 (Decepticon logo on the nose along with “Starscream” in the crew name block

-F-15C 86-0164, 493rd FS, Forward deployed at a Southwest Asia Air Base, 2019 “Deadpool” in the crew name block

-F-15C 86-0159, 493rd FS, RAF Lakenheath, 2019. 48th Operations Group Boss Bird

-F-15C 84-0015, 493rd FS, RAF Lakenheath, 2019. 493rd FS Boss Bird

-F-15C 84-0001, 53rd FS, Spangdahlem AB, 1997. 53rd FS Boss Bird with gray tiger stripes on the tails and “Bold Tigers” logo on the nose.

-F-15C 84-0009, 53rd FS, Spangdahlem AB, 1994. 52nd Fighter Wing Boss Bird

-F-15C 79-0078, 53rd FS, Tyndall AFB, 1992. “William Tell” Gunnery Meet jet with 2 Gulf War kill marks on the nose

-F-15C 84-0015, 53rd FS, Tyndall AFB, 1992. “William Tell” Gunnery Meet jet with 1 Gulf War kill mark on the nose

-F-15A 77-0132, 32nd FS, Soesterberg AB, 1993. 32nd Fighter Group Boss Bird with “Wolfhounds” nose art

-F-15A 77-0096, 32nd FS, Soesterberg AB, 1993. Subdued light gray tail marks

-F-15C 84-0015, 53rd FS, Aviano AB, 1993. Operation Deny Flight

-F-15C 84-0001, 53rd FS, Aviano AB, 1993. Operation Deny Flight; 53rd FS Boss Bird

-F-15C 84-0019, 53rd FS, Aviano AB, 1993. Operation Deny Flight

-F-15C 80-0027, 57th FS, Keflavik AB, 1994. Conformal Fuel Tank Equipped

-F-15D 80-0056,57th FS, Keflavik AB, 1994. Conformal Fuel Tank Equipped

Enough stencils are provided to build 2 complete models. This set retails for $19.99.


 

Our next offering continues our collaboration with our friends from Detail & Scale. (F/D&S-4818) “Color & Markings of US Navy F-14s Part IX” has options for fifteen F-14A/A+/Bs. Sized for the Tamiya kit, 2 complete models can be build using this set.

-VF-14, F-14A 162700, “AC 100” USS John F. Kennedy, Operation Desert Storm, 1991

-VF-24, F-14A+ 163223, “NG 200” USS Nimitz, 1991

-VF-31, F-14A 161856, “AE 200”, USS Forrestal, 1991

-VF-51, F-14A 160667, “NL 100”, USS Carl Vinson, 1989

-VF-74, F-14B 169925, “AA 100” USS Saratoga, 1992

-VF-84, F-14A 160414, “AJ 200” USS Nimitz, 1984

-VF-84, F-14A 160414, “AJ 200” USS Nimitz, 1986

-VF-102, F-14A (TARPS) 162695, “AB 100”, USS America 1993

-VF-102, F-14B 162916, “AB 100”, USS John F. Kennedy, 1998

-VF-103, F-14B 162918, “AA 100”, USS George Washington, 2002

-VF-142, F-14B 162926, “AG 200”, USS George Washington, 1994

-VF-143, F-14A+ 161416, “AG 100”, USS Eisenhower, 1991

-VF-191, F-14A 159002, “NM 100”, NAS Miramar, 1987

-VF-211, F-14A+ 161599, “NG 100”, USS Nimitz, 1991

-VF-213, F-14A 161294, “NH 200”, USS Lincoln, 1991

This set retails for $25.99


 

For our 1/72 scale builders, we have “VF-111 Sundowner Anthology” (72-009). This is a scale down of our very popular 1/48 version, and features options for 19 VF-111 F-14As. Here are the Tomcats covered in this set:

F-14A 160666, 'NL 200', USS Kitty Hawk, 1978

F-14A 160668, 'NL 201', USS Kitty Hawk, 1979

F-14A 160666, 'NL 200', USS Kitty Hawk, 1980

F-14A 160664, 'NL 213', USS Kitty Hawk, 1982

F-14A 160682, 'NL 210', USS Kitty Hawk, 1982

F-14A 160656, 'NL 200', USS Carl Vinson, 1982

F-14A 160665, 'NL 203', USS Carl Vinson, 1982

F-14A 160654, 'NL 205', USS Carl Vinson, 1982

F-14A 160678, 'NL 207', USS Carl Vinson, 1982

F-14A 160668, 'NL 213', USS Carl Vinson, 1982

F-14A 160660, 'NL 200', USS Carl Vinson, 1986

F-14A 160660, 'NL 200', USS Carl Vinson, Late 1986

F-14A 160660, 'NG 200', USS Carl Vinson, 1987

F-14A 161621, 'NL 200', 'Miss Molly', USS Carl Vinson, 1989

F-14A 162594, 'NL 200', USS Carl Vinson, Feb 1991

F-14A 162594, 'NL 200', USS Kitty Hawk, Aug 1991

F-14A 161617 'NL 211', USS Kitty Hawk, 1991

F-14A 160654 'NL 205', USS Kitty Hawk, 1991

F-14A 161622 'NL 200', USS Kitty Hawk, 1994

Two complete models can be built using this set. This set retails for $21.99.

Next we have 'F-14 Stencil and Data' set in 1/72 scale (72-010). This set includes one set of stencils for the Gull Gray over white scheme, as well as a set of stencils for the Tactical Paint Scheme. This set provides enough stencil and data to complete 2 models and retails for $7.99.

Finally, we have a reprint of our very popular 48-066 “Team Factory: Carrier Air Wing 8 at War”. This set covers CVW-8’s Hornets, Super Hornets, and Growlers from their 2017 cruise in support of Operation  Inherent Resolve. Options are included to build 5 F/A-18Fs, 8 F/A-18Es, 3 F/A-18Cs, & 2 EA-18Gs. Enough stencil and data decals are included to build 4 complete models. Here are the specifics on the jets that are included:

VFA-31 F/A-18E 166776 (AJ 100) JULY 2017: Black-tailed Felix CAG with special “Colonial” markings for the USS Bush’s visit to the UK. This jet has 13 mission markings on the nose.

VFA-31 F/A-18E 166776 (AJ 100) SEPT 2017: Black-tailed Felix CAG with standard squadron logos. This jet has 26 mission markings on the nose. 

VFA-31 F/A-18E 166783 (AJ 107) 2017: Low Visibility line jet with 56 mission marks on the nose

VFA-31 F/A-18E 169120 (AJ 151) 2017: Low Visibility line jet borrowed from VFA-106 with unique “Gladiator Felix” insignia on the tails. This jet had 40 mission marks on the nose

VFA-213 F/A-18F 166663 (AJ 200) 2017: Blue tailed tanker configured CAG with “Angry Bird” logo on the nose.

VFA-213 F/A-18F 166674 (AJ 201) 2017: Lo-Viz CO jet with black markings and unique squadron insignia on the tail. 63 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-213 F/A-18F 166682 (AJ 204) 2017: Lo-Viz line jet with medium gray markings. 110 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-213 F/A-18F 166639 (AJ 213) 2017: Lo-Viz line jet with medium gray markings and unique squadron insignia on the tail. 17 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-213 F/A-18F 166640 (AJ 214) 2017: Lo-Viz line jet with medium gray markings. 78 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-87 F/A-18E 168910 (AJ 300) 2017: Golden Warriors’ retro-style CAG jet with markings similar to those worn when the unit flew A-7s. 77 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-87 F/A-18E 168912 (AJ 302) 2017: SU-22 shooter with small Syrian flag and SU-22 silhouette under the front canopy. 50 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-87 F/A-18E 168913 (AJ 303) 2017: Lo-Viz line jet with medium gray markings and 43 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-87 F/A-18E 168915 (AJ 305) 2017: Wingman during SU-22 shootdown missionLo-Viz line jet with medium gray markings and 34 mission marks on the nose.

VFA-37 F/A-18C 165187 (AJ 400) 2017: Blue tailed Bulls CAG jet with 40 mission marks under the left leading-edge extension. Tail interiors feature the names of fallen heroes lost during the fight against terror.

VFA-37 F/A-18C 165221 (AJ 404) 2017: Blue and red tailed 50th Anniversary jet with 36 mission marks under the left leading-edge extension. 

VFA-37 F/A-18C 164632 (AJ 401) 2017: Lo-Viz CO jet with 18 mission marks under the left leading-edge extension. 

VAQ-131 EA-18G 168772 (AJ 500) 2017: Lo-Viz Lancers’ CAG jet with 66 mission marks on the nose.

VAQ-131 EA-18G 168775 (AJ 503) 2017: Lo-Viz line jet with 57 mission marks on the nose.

Detailed load out information carts are included with set so the modeler can depict accurate war loads. This set retails for $27.99.

That’s it for this round. To order these sets along with many other jet related decal subjects, please visit our website:

www.furballaero-design.com

Thanks as always for your continued support and patronage! Happy Holidays!

-The Furball Team


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Page Created 19 February, 2018
Last updated 12 December, 2019

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