Victory Productions | VPD 32002: Marine F-8E Crusaders

Reviewed by David Jones

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this being a very comprehensive set for the Trumpeter F-8E kit.

This set includes markings for five Crusaders:

These are all very colorful hi-viz schemes that will look great on your Crusader kit. The set includes not one but two full-sized 8.5 x 11 inch sheets of decals, printed in Italy by Cartograph. The color and registration are excellent and the decals themselves seem extremely thin as one would expect from Cartograph.

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Everything unique to the aircraft being modeled is included with just stencil and placard decals from the kit sheet being needed.

A brief unit and armament history for each aircraft is included on the profile sheet, and a full sheet of notes rounds out the package. This sheet also includes a nice list of references.

This set is an excellent value for the money and is a must for anyone interested in building a Marine Crusader from the Trumpeter kit.

Highly recommended!

Thanks to Victory Productions for the review sample.

© David Jones 2002

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This review was published on Saturday, July 02 2011; Last modified on Friday, January 27 2017