Caracal Models CD 48192: A-10A 'Cold War Hogs'

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Scott Van Aken

Going back a bit in time, we have the latest Caracal Models sheet concentrating on the Lizard/Euro 1 camouflaged A-10A. The Euro 1 scheme was the second camouflage scheme worn by the A-10 with initial aircraft wearing a grey's scheme that was quite similar to what they have now.

This sheet contains markings for a dozen A-10As, some with names and others with mission markings gained during Desert Storm. Included here are:

A-10A 78-0670 138th TFS, New York Air National Guard

A-10A 78-0685 138th TFS, New York Air National Guard

A-10A 81-0979 509th TFS, RAF Alconbury

A-10A 81-0967 "Brothers in Arms", 511st TFS, RAF Alconbury

A-10A 80-0206 92nd TFS, RAF Bentwaters

A-10A 81-0952 510th TFS, RAF Bentwaters

A-10A 81-0962 91st TFS, RAF Bentwaters

A-10A 81-0950 78th TFS, RAF Bentwaters

A-10A 78-0599 "Bird of Prey", 355th TFS, Operation Desert Storm

A-10A 79-0099 "Fang", 355th TFS, Operation Desert Storm

A-10A 79-0112 "Here Comes The Judge", 355th TFS, Operation Desert Storm

A-10A 78-0724 "Leslie the Seminole Warrior", 355th TFS, Operation Desert Storm

The sheet is superbly printed by Cartograf and offers enough common markings for one aircraft. You also get a variety of numbers in case you'd rather do another aircraft from the unit. Though no kit is specified, these would be good with the Monogram kit as they are, for the most part, planes without the additional antennas added later on. Regardless of which one you pick, it is great to see a new sheet for early versions this aircraft.

April 2021

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