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F-16C / CJ / CG
Data and Stencils


1/48 scale


Afterburner Decals



Catalogue Number:

48-016 - F-16C/CJ/CG Data and Stencils



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals plus instructions and notes


USD$15.00 available online from Afterburner Decals

Review Type:



Comprehensive sheet; designed for new Tamiya kit; outstanding support material





Reviewed by Rodger Kelly

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This sheet is the first of two new ones from Afterburner Decals that provide the myriad stencil data that are a feature of modern military aircraft. 

This sheet, 48-016 covers the F-16C/CJ/CG Fighting Falcon whilst 48-017 provides stencils and data for the Boeing F/A-18E and –F Super Hornet. 

The majority of items are printed in either grey or black with the only colour being the red of the fuel caps for the drop tanks and the ACES II logos for the ejection seat(s). 

To list every item would take me many hours of typing as well as tying up more bandwidth than is really necessary so I will give you a summary of what is provided.  

You get national insignia, a series of numerals to make up individual aircraft serial numbers – four sets of 0 to 9, as well as their prefixes – AF 88 through AF 03 (a single pair of each), ejection seat warning triangles, air to air refuelling markings, rescue arrows, no-step, no-push and walkway stencils, and whole lot more! 


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A nice touch is two sets of canopy framing decals (a black set and a grey set).    A pair of decals to simulate the wrap-around carbon fibre ring at the end of the fuselage  as well as also feature - You beauty!  No masking!  A further innovation is the black “shadow” decals to apply to the exhaust nozzle to give an impression of depth. 

The decals have been printed by Superscale and as such are very thin and have an absolute minimum of film surrounding each design. 

The placement guide is printed on glossy A-4 sized paper and shows large upper and lower surfaces plan views as well as left and right hand side profiles.  Thankfully, each design is printed large on the placement guide with an arrow pointing to where it should be applied so as you get it right! 

The placement guide and the decal sheet come packed in a clear plastic zip-loc bag. 

These decals are designed for the new Tamiya kit. 

A nice one from Afterburner Decals.  It is the small details that these two new sheets provide that transform your latest creation from a mere model to a replica of the real thing. 


Thanks to Afterburner Decals for the review sample

Review Copyright © 2007 by Rodger Kelly
This Page Created on 20 December, 2007
Last updated 24 December, 2007

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