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||ED-72100 RAF Handley Page Victors
|Contents and Media:
||1 x full sized decal sheet; 1 x
half-sized decal sheet; 3 x full-colour glossy doubel-sided instruction
£13.95 post-free from Fantasy Printshop
||Excellent range of options (12
individual subjects); includes dayglo markings as decals; superbly
printed; very high quality (and attractively laid out) detailed
instructions; stencil data included.
|| Highly Recommended
Reviewed by Brett Green
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Whether you like your Victors in Hemp, Anti-Flash Gloss White or camouflage
Greys and Green, Euro Decals has your preference covered.
has recently re-released the Matchbox 1/72 scale Handley Page Victor kit,
including new parts to permit a K.2 Tanker variant to be modelled in addition to
the original B.2 nuclear strike variant. Euro Decals has now complimented this
kit release with their debut decal set.
Euro Decals 1/72 scale Handley Page Victors includes markings for
twelve individual aircraft wearing schemes covering the V-Bomber's introduction
to service in the early 1960s right up until the Gulf War in the early 1990s.
The specific camouflage and marking variations are:
Victor B.Mk.2 in Overall Anti-Flash Gloss
White with large, toned down light blue, white and pink roundels.
Victor B.Mk.2R in Medium Sea Grey and Dark
Green camouflaged upper surfaces with Gloss White lower surfaces and a
mixture of "toned down" and hi viz red, white and blue markings.
Victor B.Mk.1A in Medium Sea Grey and Dark
Green camouflaged upper surfaces with Gloss White lower surfaces and hi viz
red, white and blue markings.
Victor B.Mk.1 in Medium Sea Grey and Dark
Green camouflaged upper surfaces with Gloss White lower surfaces and
red/blue tactical markings.
Victor K.Mk.2 (x 8) in Hemp upper surfaces
and Light Aircraft Grey lower surfaces.
In addition to the individual aircraft markings, national markings and
stencils, Euro Decals supply dayglo markings on a separate half-sheet.
The decals are printed by Fantasy Printshop and they are a joy to behold. The
decals are thin and glossy, with minimal carrier film.
are supplied on three glossy, double-sided A4 sheets with attractive and
plentiful diagrams supported by helpful notes (click thumbnail at right to
see larger image of sample page).
Colour callouts include reference to BS number, closest FS match and cross
reference for Humbrol and Xtracolour paints (but what about us acrylic
Euro Decals' 1/72 scale Handley Page Victors is an exciting package produced
to a very high standard.
I was so impressed that as soon as I examined the decals, I went out and
bought a second Victor kit - there are just too many attractive options!
This set should be an essential companion to Revell's 1/72 scale Victor
bomber or tanker versions.
Contact details for Euro Decals are:
Tel: +44 01637 872517
Review Copyright © 2004 by Brett
Page Created 10 June, 2004
Last updated 15 June, 2004
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