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IsraDecal IAF-41

F-16C Barak


1/32 scale




S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number: IAF-41 - F-16C Barak
Scale: 1/32
Contents and Media: Waterslide decals
Price: $22 USD
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Excellent quality, multiple options, stenciling included.  Includes tail masking template.
Recommendation: Highly Recommended


Reviewed by Dave Williams

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With the release of the brand new Tamiya and Academy 1/32 F-16C kits, Isradecal has released a new decal sheet that provides markings for F-16Cs flown by the IAF. 

The package contains two standard size decal sheets, a small supplemental sheet, an adhesive masking template, and an 8-page instruction book.  One of the main sheets consists of squadron markings, including rudder stripes for the First Fighter Squadron, and national insignia.  The second main sheet provides the stenciling, including multiple styles of serial number, decals for the flare/chaff dispensers, and fuel tank and pylon stencils.  Sufficient stenciling and national insignia are provided for one aircraft.  The small supplemental decal sheet contains IAF 50th Anniversary badges. 

Unlike the two main decal sheets, the supplemental sheet is printed on a solid clear sheet, meaning that the decals will have to be cut out individually. 

A piece of adhesive sticker with a printed template is provided for masking the stylized eagle’s head tail marking used on the Knights of the North Squadron’s Baraks. 

The decal sheets are printed by Microscale, so there should be no problems with the quality. 

Click the thumbnails below to view larger images:

The instruction book contains specific marking details for the following aircraft, all in standard FS 33531/34424/30219/36375 camouflage: 

·         F-16C Block 30, First Jet Squadron, #333, 1991.

·         F-16C Block 30, First Jet Squadron, #360, 1998.  Note that this is the only IAF Block 30 with the “big mouth” MCID intake.  All IAF Block 30s were early builds delivered with the small NSI intake.  #360 was tested with the MCID to determine whether the remaining aircraft should be refitted with the larger intake.  It was judged to not be worth refitting the rest of the Block 30 aircraft and they retained the NSI.  All Block 40s have the MCID.

·         F-16C Block 30, Knights of the North Squadron, #378, 1990.

·         F-16C Block 30, Knights of the North Squadron, #388, 2005.

·         F-16C Block 40, Scorpion Squadron, #503, 1998.

·         F-16C Block 40, Scorpion Squadron, #557, 2004.

·         F-16C Block 40, First Fighter Squadron, #508, 1993.  Original markings with full red/white striped rudder.

·         F-16C Block 40, First Fighter Squadron, #557, 2005.  New tail markings consisting of a large winged skull, designed by Ra’anan Weiss (the owner of Isradecals) and partial rudder striping.  This is the same aircraft as previously flown by the Scorpion Squadron and listed above.  In late 2004, the Scorpion Squadron became an F-16D Block 40-only squadron, and its F-16Cs were transferred to the First Fighter Squadron. 

Recommended kits are the new Tamiya and Academy F-16s

Highly Recommended!

Review sample kindly provided by Isradecal. 

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This Page Created on 14 June, 2005
Last updated 14 June, 2005

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