Caracal Models CD 72089: SR-71 and variants part 2
This is the second of Caracal Models' 1/72 sheets on the SR-71/YF-12. They are identical to what was offered on the 1/48 set, only sized for 1/72 scale. These were tested on the Revell/Monogram kit, but should work just fine on the Hasegawa and any others in this scale. Painting most of these is fairly easy as they are all a black color. Note that in some instances, the color has been reported as a blue-black, but the times I've seen these planes operationally, they certainly look black to me.
There are 16 markings options on this set for USAF and NASA aircraft. All of these planes have the 'toned down' red markings.
SR-71 61-17968 "Dolby DBX" tail art
SR-71 61-17972 (final SR-71 flight)
SR-71 61-17973 (initial toned-down scheme)
SR-71 61-17979 "Night Hawk" tail art
SR-71 61-17980 "Dartboard" tail art
NASA SR-71 61-17971 interim tail marking
NASA SR-71 "831"
NASA SR-71 "832"
NASA SR-71 "844"
NASA LASRE (Linear Aerospike SR-71 Experiment)
Decals are superbly printed by Cartograf. Caracal provides the option when you order on line, for adding a second sheet of stencils for a few dollars more in case you wish to build more than one option.
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