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Furball Aero Design
August 2022 Decal Preview

1/48 scale

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Furball Aero Design has sent information about their newest releases, available now from their website:


Hello Furball Fanatics! We hope you’ve been having an awesome Summer! We are back again to announce our latest round of decals. For this round we have 2 new sets and 4 reprints in 1/48. Additionally, we have 1 new adhesive vinyl set. Here’s a detailed look at the aircraft covered in each set:

To kick things off, we have our very first F-16 set! It’s hard to believe we haven’t done a single F-16 set in all these years! “PACAF VIPERS” (48-084) covers seventeen F-16Cs from various units of the Pacific Airforce. Optimized to work with the Tamiya F-16C family, this set contains enough stencil and data to build 4 complete models. Here are the Vipers covered in this mega set:

-F-16C 89-2060 BLK 40, 8th FW HERITAGE JET, Kunsan AB, 2021 (special markings commemorating Col. Robin Old and the 8TFW’s exploits in the Vietnam War)

-F-16C 89-2121 BLK 40, 80th FS HERITAGE JET, Kunsan, AB, 2021 (special markings commemorating notable 80th FS pilots from WWII)

F-16C 90-0735 BLK 40, 35th FS HERITAGE JET, Kunsan AB, 2022 (special markings commemorating notable 35th FS pilots from WWII)

F-16C 88-0468 BLK 40, 8th OG HERITAGE JET, Kunsan AB, 2022 (special markings commemorating notable 8th FG pilots from WWII; Dark Gray Have Glass scheme)

F-16C 90-0736 BLK 40, 80th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan AB 2022 (dark gray Have Glass scheme)

F-16C 88-0465 BLK 40, 35th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan AB, 2022

F-16C 91-0363 BLK 50, 35th FW, 5th AF Flagship, Misawa AB, 2020 

F-16C 91-0357 BLK 50, 35th FW Flagship, Misawa AB, 2020

F-16C 92-393 BLK 50, 13th FS Flagship, Misawa AB, 2021

F-16C 90-0822 BLK 50, 14th Fighter Squadron, Misawa AB, 2021 (Operation Inherent Resolve mission marks)

F-16C 90-0817 BLK 50, PACAF VIPER DEMO Jet, Misawa AB, 2022 (special Wild Weasel tail markings)

F-16C 90-0710 BLK 40, 36th FS, 7th AF FLAGSHIP, Osan AB, 2016

F-16C 89-2136 BLK 40, 36th FS, 51st FW FLAGSHIP, Osan AB, 2019

F-16C 88-0536 BLK 40, 36th FS FLAGSHIP, Osan AB, 2019

F-16C 89-2043 BLK 40, 36th FS Centennial Scheme, Osan AB, 2017

F-16C 88-0494 BLK 40, 36th Fighter Squadron, Osan AB, 2020

F-16C 86-0314 BLK 30, 18th AGRS, 354th FW HERTIAGE JET, Eielson AFB, 2022 (Black and 2 tone gray splinter aggressor scheme with 354th FW Heritage Markings)

Our next set “F-16 Stencils and Data” (48-083) is included with set 48-084, but is also available separately. This set contains 2 complete sets of black stencils, and 2 complete sets of gray stencils. Enough stencils for 4 models. Plenty of numbers are included to reproduce any F-16 serial number. Additionally, 2 sets of markings are included for the ALQ-184 jammer pod frequently carried on modern F-16s.

F-21A Lion Cubs (48-020) REPRINT featuring markings for six colorfully camouflaged USN/USMC F-21A Kfirs. Enough stencil and data decals are included to make two complete models. They are sized to fit the Kinetic kit, and include options for the following aircraft:

F-21A 999709, VF-43, NAS Oceana, 1987, Ghost Scheme

F-21A 999703, VF-43, NAS Oceana, 1987, Ghost Scheme

F-21A 999731, VMFT-401, MCAS Yuma, 1989, Israeli Desert Scheme

F-21A 999725, VMFT-401, MCAS Yuma, 1989, Israeli Desert Scheme

F-21A 999794, VMFT-401, MCAS Yuma, 1989, Modified Ghost Scheme

F-21A 999764, VMFT-401, MCAS Yuma, 1989, Flogger Scheme

(48-022) “Killer Whales” (REPRINT) covers the mighty Skywarrior, and features options for 10 aircraft. Sized to fit the Trumpeter kit, the aircraft included are:

A3D-1 135415, VAH-1, USS Shangri-La, 1956

A3D-1 135436, VAH-2, 1956

A-3B 147655, VAH-2, USS Coral Sea, 1956

A3D-2 138964, VAH-9, USS Saratoga, 1958

A-3B 142664, VAH-11, USS Roosevelt, 1964

RA-3B 144847, VAP-61, 1966 (Overall Black Night-Recon Scheme)

A3D-2 135432, VAH-3, 1963

A3D-2 142661, VAH-6, USS Forrestal, 1960

A3D-2 138961, VAH-6, USS Forrestal, 1964

RA-3B 144840, VAP-61, 1968 (3 tone gray Night Recon Scheme)

Next we have 48-071 “F-15C/E Heritage Eagles” (REPRINT) 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 75th Anniversary scheme with orange and red tails.

Enough stencils are provided to build 2 complete models. 

Next up we have more Eagle awesomeness! (48-072) “USAFE MOD Eagles” (REPRINT) 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.

Lastly, we have our latest adhesive vinyl detail set. “F-16 Reinforcement Plates” (FVD-002) replicates the airframe structural reinforcement plates found on many variants of the Viper.

As always, our sets are expertly printed by Cartograf of Italy, the industry’s leading decal manufacturer. All of the sets and more can be found on our website:

furballaero-design.com as well as the eBay Furball store.

The Furball Team


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Last updated 31 August, 2022

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