Print Scale 1/32 Nieuport Part 2 Decals
By Matt Bittner
It's nice when aftermarket producers release items for older models. In this instance, Print Scale has released Russian Civil War (RCW) markings for the venerable Hobbycraft 1/32 Nieuport 17 and its derivatives (although I'm uncertain if anyone makes conversion pieces to make a Nie.24bis for the Hobbycraft kit). Decals are for the following four RCW aircraft:
- Nie.24bis, 1st Air Squadron, Kostroma Plesetskaya Station, Northern front, November 1918: skull-and-crossbones national markings
- Nie.23, Moscow Air School (MASh), Winter 1918: whit national markings, with a "duck" on the fuselage sides
- Nie.24bis, 13th RAO "Kazanskoe", Sokologornoe Airfield, Northern Tautia, March 1920: markings on the fuselage sides are of a "devil" chasing an airplane
- Nie.17, 13th Kazan Air Squadron, Sokologornoe Airfield, Northern Tautia, March 1920: fuselage sides markings are of a "devil" on a "bottle", chasing a "duck"
If you're looking for different markings for your Hobbycraft Nie.17, then pick up this set. Especially if you can source a Nie.24bis conversion.
Thank you to Print Scale for sending the review sample.