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Essex Class CVS Decals

Reviewed by Sean Hert
June 2014

This Starfighter Decals release is designed for the Revell Essex class angled deck carriers. The two decal sheets include markings for the following ships:

  • USS Essex CV/CVA/CVS-9
  • USS Yorktown CV/CVA/CVS-10
  • USS Hornet CV/CVA/CVS-12
  • USS Randolph CV/CVA/CVS-15
  • USS Wasp CV/CVA/CVS-18
  • USS Bennington CV/CVA/CVS-20

arkings to include the Landing Stripes, elevator markings, Island markings, Helicopter Landing Targets, Armament Elevators, JBDs, and so much more. Markings are specific for the CVS versions, but may be adaptable for other ships from this class.


The two-sided page of full-color directions are included. These instructions not only aid in decal placement, but also offer insights into paint choices, references and aftermarket accessories.


This is set #540-100 with a MSRP of $15.00 USD.

This is only one of the many decal sheets produced by Starfighter Decals See the whole line on their website. Thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample.