Yellow Wings 32-022; P-26A 1934-35

Units: 34 PS/17 PG




Scott Van Aken

It has been a while since I've had a chance to review any Yellow Wings decals. This latest one will be very much appreciated by a lot of modelers as Yellow Wings has moved into doing USAAC aircraft and in 1/32 as well. No better choice than a P-26A as the venerable Hasegawa kit has really needed some options done with modern decals.

This particular set covers an aircraft from the 34 PS/17 PG from the 1934/35 time period. Olive drab fuselage and orange-yellow wings as was typical for the time. The trim on this one is white and black. The modeler will need to paint some of the white on tail and head rest but not on the leading edge of the spats or on the cowling. Since this was the CO's plane, it has black stripes on the wings and even the wing walk areas are provided as decals.

A full data suite is provided with the set and the instructions have very large and easy to read placement guides. In addition, the instructions have very clear markings placement information. It is a superb set of markings for an old friend and a set that I can very easily recommend to you.

May 2010

Thanks to Yellow Wings for the review samples.

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