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Cutting Edge's latest batch of decals have been
designed for the excellent 1/32 scale Trumpeter Me 262A
This set comes with full-colour, double-sided letter
sized placement instructions and an accompanying monochrome sheet
and a bibliography; plus paint suggestions for Xtracolor, Floquil,
Polly Scale, Gunze, Tamiya, Model Master and even ProModeler.
The markings have been carefully researched, and the
usual high quality illustrations are accompanied by history and
Between the three sheets, a great selection of day
fighter schemes are offered, with all combinations of the three
late-war greens and browns, RLM 75 and 75 greys, overall RLM 76 and
even natural metal options being available.
Attention to detail is outstanding. Examples include
the fine yellow outline on "White 3", the crooked Gruppe bar on
Green 4, and the optional stencil markings on Black X.
The specific markings for each sheet are as follows:
CED32070 Stormbirds Part 1
(see title image)
Me 262 A-2a, White 3, Ofhr.
Hans-Guido Mutke, 9./JG 7, Prague, 1945 (currently in Deutsches
Me 262 A-1a, Green 4 (Black Bar + Bar), Major Theodor Weissenberger, Kommodore, JG 7, Kaltenkirchen, January 1945
A-1a, Yellow 7, Ofw Heinz Arnold & Lt Fritz Muller, 11./JG 7,
Prague, Spring 1945 (currently restored and on display at the US
National Air & Space Museum).
CED32071 Stormbirds Part 2
Me 262 A-1a, Yellow 3, 9./KG(J) 54, Spring 1945; Me
262 A-1a, White 14, 3./EJG 2, Lechfeld
Me 262 A-1a, White 7, Ofw
Hermann Buchner, Kdo Nowotny, Nov 1944, Lechfeld
Me 262 A-1a, White
3, Gen Adolf Galland (& Franz Stigler), Verbandsführer, JV 44; Me
Black X, Fj.Ofw. Hans-Robert Fröhlich, I./KG 51 &
Gefechtsverband Hogeback (Currently at Australian War Memorial,
CED32072 Stormbirds Part 3
Me 262 S7, VI + AL, W.Nr. 130012,
Eprobungskommando 262, Lechfeld, Summer 1944
Me 262 A-2a, Black
711, Hans Fay (test pilot), W.Nr. 111711, Schwäbisch Hall, March
1945, & Wright Field, 1946
Me 262 A-1a, White 17, III./EJG 2,
Lechfeld, 1945; Me 262 A-1a
B3 + Green BC, Ofw Friedrich Gentsch,
7./KG (J) 54, Neuberg, March 1945.
For more specific detail on each scheme, see the
Preview for this decal sheet
posted during September on HyperScale.
The decals are perfectly printed, thin, in register
and with a minimum of carrier film.
Cutting Edge's 1/32 scale Me 262 markings will provide some
welcome variety for the finish of this excellent new kit.
Cutting Edge Modelworks for
the preview information and images
Cutting Edge Modelworks products,
including Cutting Edge Decals, may be viewed at
Meteor Productions website
Text Copyright © 2005 by Brett Green
Images Copyright © 2005 by Meteor
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14 December, 2005
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