Fokker D.VII Decals Part 1

Published: April 22nd, 2013     
Decal Profiles
Decal Profiles
Reviewed by: 
Floyd S. Werner, Jr., IPMS# 26266
Scale: 1/32
Company: Lifelike Decals
Price: $16.25
Product / Stock #: 32-016

Wingnut Wings has singlehandedly sparked a resurgence in WWI large scale kits.  Their quality and engineering have set a standard by which all other model kits, regardless of scale or era, are judged.  Sometimes the biggest problem is what markings to apply – or is it how many kits to buy?  Well, Lifelike can help you with one of those problems and hinder the other.

Lifelike has consistently produced first-rate decals for a variety of aircraft.  This time they have turned their attention to the latest from Wingnut Wings, the Fokker D.VII.  WNW has produced no less than four different versions of the greatest WWI fighter plane, those produced by Fokker, OAW, Albatross, and the Fokker F.  Well, you will need some marking help.

The instructions are printed on two single-sided A4 pages in full color.  The thing I like the most about Lifelike is that they aren’t afraid to tell you when they know something or when they’ve had to make educated guesses.  This means a lot to me.  You don’t have to take their word as gospel.

The decals themselves are exceptional.  There are two large sheets with the stripes and national markings that are printed by Microscale.  There is a third smaller sheet that contains a beautiful swan with beaut