Twobobs Aviation Graphics

 1/48 T-6B Texan II decal sheet

Product # 48-237

Product Article by Steve Bamford on June 1 2012

 

This decal sheet from Twobobs features 3 colorful T-6B Texan II's including 2 with the US Navy and 1 with the USMC.  This decal sheet is for the new 1/48 T-6B Texan II model kit from IBEX Plastic Models.

The aircraft include the following:

  • T-6B Texan II USN BuNo 166064, NAS Whiting Field, FL in Sept 2011.  Paint scheme is overall yellow.

  • T-6B Texan II USN BuNo 166010, NAS Whiting Field, FL in Dec 2009.  Paint scheme is overall red and white.

  • T-6B Texan II USMC BuNo 165966, NAS Pensacola, FL in Sept 2011.  Paint scheme is dark blue with white checkerboard on the nose.

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The instructions are clear and include 4 views of each aircraft.  Paint codes are called out in FS #'s, Testors MM, Humbrol, Gunze Sangyo and Xtracrylics.  The instruction sheets also include some very helpful walkaround detail photos of the; 

  • T-6A Texan II Cockpit

  • T-6B Texan II Cockpit

  • T-6A/B Texan II Engine Bay

The decals are beautifully printed on one decal sheet by Microscale and this decal sheet includes 3 full sets of stencil data, so you can build all 3 aircraft featured on this decal sheet.

Twobobs has picked 3 very different and colorful Texan II's for the sheet.  The orange and yellow aircraft are very eye catching and the checker board nose on the blue one look awesome.  This a is a great looking decal sheet.

This sheet will be available through the Twobobs website and select US Hobby Shops.  Overseas customers can purchase these from Twobobs site or through Twobobs network of overseas distributors.  

Steve Bamford

      

Photos and text by Steve Bamford