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Es Albatros D.V Albatros D.V of Jasta 28 France, August 1917 ‘his aera was flown by Max Von Moule, an ace wath 38 victors Ghlours natura’ phy fusbiage witn grey panes, struts ard wheal covers. Red spinnar. Tho rudder was covered wth natural doped linen Maing wore black with A white outine Wing and tall oppor surfaces in dark graen ané mauve camoufage, undersurfacos in pale Oke, There were markings en the underside of each Wing -reporedly an Mf tn read ram af) posiioned at about half span ane running full chore ‘Top Viow. The paltern ilustated corresponds to an interretation of avalable phograph oft aircraft Combined with wang pattems associated wth other ‘lasia 20 arcratt in sevice at the time Albatros D.V of Jasta 4, France, July 1917 Flown by Vat Emst Clausnitzer, B 160/17 was brought dour on the BihJuly 1817 by 2nd.Lt, Langsland of 23 Squadron REC. The tora landed intact behind Butch ines rear Popennghe, France. This arcalt was subsequently given the capture number G.56 and evaluated bythe British Colours: Natal varnished fuselage with Gey panels, surs ane wheel covers. Spinner was yellow Rear fuselage and all tall surlaces in dul yellow A black rbd spiraled around the fuselage. Wing upper surface n dark green and mauve camouflage with pale blue undersurtaces, ‘Top vow, Note cifrant patter to asia 28 area above, Aico dll yalon tal surfaces. Albatros D.Va of the German Army Air Service , France, December 1917 ‘This aera was foread down behind Bris ines by an RE 8 of 3 Squadron, Australian Fiying Corps. It was recovered under fe by personnel from 9 Squacron and lal’ presented fo Australia It survive today al the Ausvaian War Memorial Colours: natural varnished fuselage wth pale chacolate town panes, undgrcarnago arw spinner. Light grey wing struts. Note the heavily wom painter. on ‘he heal covers. Fuselage uoper surfaces and ruclar were green. The fal (in was parbaly graen on the por side anc competety green on the starboard file The horeontal fal sufacos wore pairted pale blue vith dark green (rom the auter ra 10 the tip. Tal and ing undersurtaces were aele blue. The wangs ‘wore ofa mined finsh. The upper wing was standard dark green ane mauve with the staooard aleron in jozanga. Undorsuriaces were in lozenge. The lower wings were der groan and mauve wih pale bluo undarsuviaoes, “Top view showing tazenge replacement arn and sano be tall aLufonio. Albatros D.V of Jasta 40, France, June 1918 Flown by Leuinant Helmuth Dithey, Colours: Fuselage, cow! and tall painted green and white. Upper wings ware 5 colour lozenge fabnc wth the wing nibs taped ina light probably pale blue, colour The iter sive crosses were set agent aight colour again probably pale Bua - uy ‘op view: The wings had a 5 colour lozenge pa tom that was set wr the chore. Note the chord wise tapes aces tho wing and the thin white Sipe nerass theta surfaces, Albatros D.V of Jasta 5, France, June 1918 ‘Avril kneaun colour seheme, th aircraft was flown by Joachim von Hippel and shows the Black Bitz markings fo good effect, Colours: the fustane was painted Silver grey with ght grey wing true and wee! covers. The altcralt had a vod spinner ane Wont cow! which was typical of vasta 5 alrret Tall surlaces were green with 2 red outina. Albatros D.V of Jasta 61, France, summer1918 ‘This arcralt was flown by Vztw. Kurt Jentscn, The WiNo wns either © 5343/17 ar D-7348/17 racords and photographs are unclear on this Phtographs suport the notion thal he aitcrlt was natural wood wih chocolate brown spinner, cow! wheel stuts and panels. The arrelthad grey wing stats and grey (r possi) Sivan, The non-stanara fuselage crass extonds fo, and merges wih, tne fuselage banc. Fuselage star was black and white Perrin. ri Kinds of colour Achuathy ib Seems “that were painted straig Uppersurlaces, (bub thi “rare occurrence™ on the Bred Fre Air colours used during the period beginning with the Munich is and eniing with VE-Day are quite a mised beg. A few are well dacumented, but the wartime photographs goes some way fo explain the 2fal lack af Cantgve4rsy ing World War Two Armée de ‘ 1s that most desi rations | a 2 eatictally based on memory, ot the best way Io define acourate colour hues and shades. ariginal Kak! appeared only later ¢ when the necd fo: camauflage aircra became dictated by tactical necessity hues (for the same colour paint) differed quite markeclly between manufacturers, and lhe grour creyes tended to mix the paints to produce néw colours. That {to Exterior Camouflage colours These were defined by Instruction No say except lor hase machines: used i 1422 issued on 6 December 1928, following the Munich crisis. Aircrart ugger in “May June 1940 which cam direct! sufaces were fo be painted in Kaki, sported factonfresh paint : which could be "mixed with white, black, was worth in terms: of uniformity of red, green or bluc to achieve a coloursti, it is difficult to be dopmatic about French manufactured’ aircratt aurs af World War Tao Literally interoreted, indleate that alt apie: camouflage effect”. this instructian would Above: Potez 650 troop transporter, unit unknown, im the overall Kaki (dark green) scheme with Jaunae [yellow] ‘neutrality’ tail surfaces, applied ta the past-July 1940 Année de VAir de UArmistace aircraft. Note the belly-landed Ju 9 in the background, Heading photo: Dewoitine D 520s of GC IIl/& probably at Maison Blanche airfleld, Algiers crea rmick1941. Mote yellow spinners and tails [Photographs via JHC Carbonell and not py C-in-C Instruations. The exasl fram the factery into combat, dand hence ES abpear very matt in most anatique de |'4y aire dé Sienne (slennaj: Ges grey), Gris Force’ eri wey fram the more usual fans shade associated with the English language interpretation of Khakh: usec lor ihe camouflage painting of upper suffaces, originally alone, then in combination with the brawn, grey, sand colours, Kaki was sometime used as an altemative ta ferme de Slenne. Same sources tefer to Vert Olive (olive green}, which could be 3 varation of the basic Oolaur, In 'Fanatique ce |'Aviatian Mo 21°, the Suggested pain mix is 3S Humbrol 2 Gloss Emerald + 1/3 Matt Dark Green 30. Humbral 150 Matt Faresl Green is also a good equivalent. In Tamiya an approximate colour would be ete: Thar was no slenciling’ as suth af Prereh @ircrait. Roundels From G December 1938, the diameter of upocr wing foundels was reduced from 120em to Bde (fighters). Then on 24 July 1939, it was prescribed fo enlarge then hack to T20ern’ An instruction dated 43 January 1940 Introduced the fuselage roundel, in similarity toa the Gritish Pxpertitionary Force aircraft The lower wing roundel stayed at ROcm wp to 1540), when it was enlarged to 120m. Anchors: Black anchors Superimposed on io the roundels anc the rudder teenie denoted AeroVaverte aincmtt. However then: wes no shark le of applcataan, ered whilsb il WHS WSue sue it appued over the red OULD fiat, SUITE Gan le seen only Covering the Blue centre spot ont. Anchors werc always carried on the rudder even if not aoocaring on the rundels. Many variations Including anchors applied only te the wing roundels have been observed FAFL Crafx da Larraina Ih WES Specie To he rounckel mle, Cut with apalicatian in the field, (whan none often thes mol marrecd & a ween rice available), tt a American Glue and muy 5 conlewersisl red may well Nave beer possibly Matricule Militaire (identification numbers) Apolied in large black or white letters and characters under the Ings of military alroraft produced before 13 January 1940. This was in the forts of a Single letter anc with the letter and one nuzreral under the neht wine, and the other two numerals under the leftawing . to he fesideole: trorry thes reser. ihreae numerals, Civilian registration Mary goverment airtrarl, and some of lhe military prototypes, flow with Cralian Regisvouors. This practice was intensified during the Vichy years, when all flignts had ta be authorised by the German Forces of Occupation. French Civilian Registration were In the fom of an alletter code on the side of the fuselage and on the wings In nlack paint, iwhite paint an dark alrsratt) The letters ware P.Aeee, (There are mins of course!) On the wings ihe F- on ona wing And the other three fellers on Une oolher wing. The registration wis designed lo be read frarn Une rear. Alange “F was repeated on the fin. Viehy aircramt had Une fiveletler Regislabor underined with bluc/white/ned stipes (oluc on top). A few civilian aircrak were opcrated by the Free French in Africa with the made up registration FL for ‘France Libre’ Conclusion tis still very difficult to be foo dapmatic about the sutyect of French careoutlape eotours during Word War Two. What is uppersurtaces with Ges Clair urd F Ps s H-?6A-1 Havek of GE U5, Toul, October 1939, in the Kaki, Brun, Gris Force das scheme - sea artwork on page 2271 flver above, should be considered more as best estimates - until proved wronn’ when Comparing the relatively scant evidence anc equally rare published materia! on the suujecl! However, some general guidelines seem to appear el) the “eoluurs do nol corifasl very much with each other on a tw photograph. then there is a good chance that the colours were Jere de Sienac, Kaki and Garé Fooee. Hoa ‘dark colour’ stands. out, then | would be tempted to suggest Ombre Galanée, whilst a ‘very tight colour’ could, In my oplnian, he Chanais a The suppested combinations using. TWO browne Ombhw Caicinge and Tare ae Sieane, of the one using TWO) greens - bert and Kaki should, in my opinion again, be venice d. ® Finally, | would use Maki, jospercrally a tL cS Une Ward base Golour according lo Instruction 1422), than Lhe Wort so offen used in colour illustra With cockpit interiors favouring Blow Mure or Chamays, tt docs rather leave Wet mone or leSS out of the picture even though it does appear on all the palnt charts! rather | would lke to thank MM Cance and Magnan who helnagd me with this article and the photo linraryy of the Service Histonque de Ane oe Air whe found out some fare wartime i stats, Jean-Christophe Carbonel Sources and Relarences Cafnum du Fanatique da Avision No 11-2 12 camoullage echoes of MB 1524 LoAtbom du Fanatique def Avtation No 37: camsurape sonamas & Las Mareate 1131's L’Album du Fanstique de! Aviation No #0: camouiiage schomes of Amot 351s with profes La FanaSque de! Aviation fia JS): caenauttage schemes al Areint 145 La Dewottine 520 by J. Cuny Docavia | Pegase No 11. restoralion of 0 S20 and Miedo Les Mordus du Modelteme Ris t tamoutisga of French Air Perna in i940 - bye proms Le Fanatique de I'Aviation Rio THE: camouflage schemes of M5 ais Magqueties Plassiques Magarine aa fo 10 cartaulliga: schemes of fe Franch Aur Wingmasters Nc 4° Frenoh Ar Fore in 10 Le Mois Terrible bp * Be teli!, Hiatal & Colecion calour phos Aang fn” UAlburn do Fanatique de Aviation, No 45 042. profiles of Late 298 LAlbum du Fanalique de Aviation No 42 Caudren C870 paling P40 in original colours, 440 press Rieplle No 7 Les Awions de cher nous ‘py PGailard, MOM Les. qublids de histoire: Volt - la Prawancer videctene by UD. Costele. 171 Video La Viking du Mpquetiiste git 2 Avions Hors Sore No? UiAeronautique Mavale de ober Nous by P Galland, MOM | Fiugzaug Archiv Band 10 Avions No 77 & 7B Le Cornet de teintes, Ag] album du Farvalgus de | Avietion Ne {Ret th 146 and 160 th 196 Brkcuet ti series McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II 163183:50/EM of VMA-233, US Marine Corps. ‘Austr: ‘zap’ Three-tone ‘Tactical’ scheme of Gunship Gray FS36118 top, Dark Gull Gray FS36231 tail marking sides and Dark Ghost Gray FS36320 lower surfaces. Aircraft wears HMM-261 titles and tailcode as standard procedure when detached to an assault carrier as part of a composite unit. Kangaroo on tail is an Australian ‘zap’. es McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier Il 161575:13/WH of VMA542, US Marine Corps. Overall Light Ghost Gray FS36375 finish. McDonnell Douglas TAV-8B Harrier Ul 1663190:03/KD of VMAT-203, US Marine Corps. Dark Green FS34064 and Dark Grey FS36099 finish. McDonnell Douglas TAV-8B Harrier Il 163186:04/KD of VMAT-203, US Marine Corps. Gunship Gray FS36118, Dark Gull Gray F$36231 and Dark Ghost Gray FS$36320 scheme. NASA insignia McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harrier NASA 719. /\ Overall white with blue trim. Used by the Ames Research for aerodynamic test work. ee British Aerospace Sea Harrier Mk.51 IN610:10 of 300 Squadron, Indian Navy. Extra Dark Sea Grey uppersurfaces with white undersides. 300 Squadron badge British Aerospace Harrier Mk.60 IN651:651 of 300 Squadron, Indian Navy. Uppersurfaces in Extra Dark Sea Grey, undersides white. NO Hie Navy McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier Il Plus MM7200:|-04 | insignia of the Gruppo Aerei Imbarcati, Italian Navy. Two-tone grey | finish, possibly Dark Gull Gray FS36231 and Light Ghost | Gray FS36375. a Italian national insignia McDonnell Douglas TAV-3B Harrier Il MM55033:1-02 of the Gruppo Aerei Imbarcati, Italian Navy. Two-tone grey finish, possibly Dark Gull Gray FS36231 and Light Ghost Gray FS36375. Escuadrilla 008 badge McDonnell Douglas VA.1 Matador 01-814:14 of Escuadrilla 008, Spanish Navy. Uppersurfaces Gris Gaviota, with undersides in white. a Spanish Navy insignia gh McDonnell Douglas VAE.1 Matador 003-8:8 of Escuadrilla 008, Spanish Navy. Gris Gaviota uppersurfaces, undersides in white. McDonnell Douglas EAV-8B Harrier II 01-909 of Escuadrilla 008, Spanish Navy. Two-tone grey finish, possibly Dark Gull Gray FS36231 and Light Ghost Gray FS36375. Spanish national insignia BAe Hawk colour schemes by Peter Scott Sigal red Bre qn Olver dreb of ha otaton Higmt, RAF at. Aman, G.Aa lhawk T.t Figines s.Ag Hawk TLot 4 Flying T The bie fuselage ap [ner coeelnd of promoter visibility p ochract at RAF Valbey ir Peter Scott 1999 1 Tacacal ve d with a Alrmm durvrnty Sictowenders Boke Hawk 7.9 18 5 rm 1994. pointed in <0} Squnceon pt far Chive linpilay muting G.Ae Hav int's 1995 disolay markingr 4 (A) Sqquaeire Av Hawa T14 of te F 1, TAMAS 1 Requirements in 1895 OCCASIONAL COLOURS Blackburn Beverley C.Mk.1 Drawings by David Howley 260/280 of 34 Son, RAF Seletar RAF Far East Command, in 1964 oo of anspor — XL14B)U of 242 OCU, RAF Thonay sand) ants, RAP Transport’ Command, circa 186% XM 108 of 84 Sqn, RAF Khomaksar, ‘Agen, RAF Middle East Command, cea 1058. MII, “Heart” oh ea Sen. RAR Xhormaksar Aen RAF Middle Eact Command, cree “oes, XMHHD of 47 Sqn. RAF Abingdon, RAF ‘Transpon’ Commard, September” 1966. XLT9, the fret-comouflaged( in Dark Est Light Stone and'Biace ws reaver by 84 Sqn, In February 1965, The feet ‘as scrapped bolo all erat Could be oo meee 1 (©M.D-Howey 2000 Mosquito FB VI, G-AGGFIHJ720, July 1989 Extra Dark Sea Gray/Dark Slate Grey/Sky schome Uppersurtaces of G-AGGF, showing camoutiage pattem, placernent of rogsrationleters and red?blue underining 72nd SCALE Enlarge by 150% for 1:48 soale Mosquito PR IV, G-AGFVIDZ411, a8 it looked price to its 2UApHI 1943 crash-ianding. Dark Green/Dark EarthiNight scheme 286. Mosquito | colour schemes “aL Tia lead fill diel | Colombian Dakotas by Karl-Heinz Morowietz K-122, cin aa Signal delivers tothe USAAF Bi) Ar Foran England 1042, ths arora arhved in Colonia in 1947 {o” sonice wth Avianca, I pascnd Pwough severa| operators insie the county ad entered servce ey Selva inthe 1980s HK-122.carnesa vod anavihehvery sith slack ioe and natural motal undersides ond ‘ungs_ Al Colomb an Dakoias hve painted wing ips on cortespancig to hw aries cerporste ess 2roherfeai'e vsiio an al Hkreq stared DC. aera the resin on keer port sade wer ae ho ompeny name on sterboatlower wing, The procedures repeated on apper sarge wih te registration cs er fe rat Peace tle he arena arargunen nthe dierent aaan Fach nun machine seems to nave ts unique ination Cc selva coLoMBIA HK4915, on 4307 Linens Areas La Uiraca New tives Dakotas in an ale. ble had pasted lower sings inthe eae gr00n nary he ale 19708 Aloe ng solu ta he relevant sehome and regisvetn In ite, THe a Urraca ta eds outined in Back alleen ss ‘ahi, The engne Sowngs are parted arbor NO doors or emeroency ents are marked by a ine except the anal crew cor tehind te coop Aer is {ateor wit La Uta, HKCIS1S pasced lo gevare ole Colombian operators Ime Tarsomacoves and Clery Hi-1915, cin 4307. HIC1315 now in Tasreo colous ait fw in the sary 900s. Nota dhe madiflentions regarding encine ond lena deal The Dekola novel cream very with a complex Gare e and re chests system, 4 Jos) alnck nose ard mat black anb-glare pane’ fen of fe cockpit Ro-orown Toor logo. Hio7315 sports two Colom an lags. one underoath he cocks ane’ one onthe in Ergne eon ngs and rudy are unpainted ‘and appear in metalsiver paint Silin sewoe wih Taerea, be aca reconod a Cmplety erent wary same yeas air HK -124, cn 4349, (eivered Api 1842 to the USAAF it was solder ‘hillstion’ to Colombian flag Avianca as C-124. Aner passing touch several Colombian owes, Ino Dako'a foun her way to Lace (cineas Aereas Oneal) Into cary 1070s. A-1973 accident at Puen Lequlzaman Aiport id nek see the end of Sarah (typieaty for so mary Colombian mechinas). ba ‘epaiand suoveguont service. Luar ig lve over ith a dark bis cheatin snd rears mois) Undateides Rgeraion fs repeates we bencath the Chakpit woes whieh ae culined Back: Emergency es rare n yellow LATINA coLomen. HK.2680, cin 19127. This aera sere ets lowe sale 10 Colombia. Tala ach You orange an ed chon Endiane, complete uth ben a aahe Fos bid ol bu ots loge Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk camouflage and markings Artwork by Peter Scott Pao TOMAHAWK COLOUR KEY ss var: L Dart Geer Sark Earth Bly Orean Gr Curtios P4008 Tomahawlh 474P if THth Pursuit Group. fewell, 0 TH41, ve Drab and Neutra! Griy firugh, Ho weir Stare ‘Cures P08 Tomeshauk ginia.1940. Olive Drab and Neutral Gruy Hirash, Hest fiselape band iicatas Flight Carmmander’s aireratt Curtiss P4008 Tomahawk Pursuit See Hawa ti Decanter 1941. ve Drab amd Newtepl Gray n. Severely damaged by air attack Curtics P-40B Tomahawie GB of 3 Sq Arnie Orver lent fram RAP and in Dark Green, Dark bart and Sley finish Curtiss Tomahawk Mk. No. 26 Squauirin, Gatwick, 142. Bork Green, D: aod Shy finish, Faith Curtlas Tomehowh MIE Sen not known GAY of Hold Sguedron, Eqypi, 1941 Dark Earth, Middle Stane iar Arure Bire fresh Curtiss Tomahawk Mba AHO72-GE Hou No349 (Belgian! Squadran, Ikeja. Migeriu, 1942 Durk Graen, Ocean Grey end Medium Sev Grey finish Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.I AHRBTSF Fol Nead0d (ACAD Squadron horn, 1984 G Green, Dark Earth send Sky Pictish: Curtis Tomohowk Mk. FP) Squadron Creal, 1947 Dare Greed, Dare Earth ane Sey finish Curtiss Tomahawk Miz. Soria! met kreown of Mio. Squacionn, RAAF ya. 1541 Curtias Tomahaveh Mak Ia of No.3 Squadron, RAAF Syria, 1842 Dark Earth, Middle Stone i This alrcraft shot down o Jug il choy Fromeh Murti. bellaved 1c be SSeria aon, aircratt was probably AHBLA Curtiss Tomahovel Peale 1A, f 126 LAP, Air Force, Moseaw mbar 141 ee irdah, Curtiss P-406 Tomahawk Searial) Prot nicewne ll be PB 154 1AP Soviet Alr Force. \ rok, 4k Drab and | Carry Ue eest Curtiss Tomahowh Mi ILA al ky RAF insignia and markings pornlocd oul with Groen Curtivs Tomahowh MiG L revi oe Alp Porc, 1942. gen, Qark Ean This view of Mirage 2000B 506/2-FC of EC 02/002 provides useful close up detail of some of the markings carried by Armee de I'Air Mirage 2000s. pumas no This photograph illustrates the position of the starboard fixed intake strake This shot of the nose section on the two-seat Mirage 2000 clearly shows mounted on the engine intake fairing and the searchlight fairing used to some of the panel detail and stencilling which is applicable to the air identify aircraft at night. * defence variant of this aircraft. Of particular note is the shape and colour of the formation light fairing just to the right and below the ‘FC’ markings. This shot of the nose section on the two-seat Mirage 2000 clearly shows some of the panel detail and stencilling which is applicable to the air defence variant of this aircraft. Of particular note is the shape and colour of the formation light fairing just to the right and below the ‘FS’ markings. ce fe ~ ah eh Starboard air intake detail which shows the size and position of the half- Useful close-up shot which shows the position of the bolt-on in flight refuelling cone centre body. Note the cannon port on the single seat variant which probe which is primarily black in colour. houses one of the twin DEFA 554 30mm cannons. OCCASIONAL COLOURS de Havilland D.H.9 and 9A 7 Drawings by David Howley DHS: D2781, M of 211 Sqn., Petite Snythe, r DHL9A: E8680 of 8 Sqn, Hlinaidi, Iraq, in the mid-1920"s. 9A: 113633, 30 of 30 Sgn., Hinaidi, lrag in 1926/27 11] of *B” Flight, 47 Sqn., Helwan, Egypt, December 1926 - January 1927. DH9A: F8627 of 601 Sqn., R-Aux.A.P., Flown by F.0. LU. Parkes, at Lymphne in August 1928. -build), 6 of 45 Sqn.,Hinidi, lrag, August/September 1929 ight, 60 Sqn.,.Kohat, North West Frontier, India, April 1930. DILIA: Al-4(Ex-£795) of number 1 Sqn., RAAF circa 1926/27. DH9A: 139 of number 1 Sqn. South African Air Force, in 1925. DH: DIT of Ese. Belgian Air Force, circa mid-19200s DHO: 29 (lormerly D693?) of the Estonia Air Fo cirea 1919/29. DHS: 7. of the Irish Air Comps, received in 1929, it serv op-up” aireratt until 1934. (OM Homey 2000 de Havilland Ganada DHG-6 TWIN OTTER DRAWINGS BY DAVID HOWLE' With acknowadgomonts to RL, Ward and K, SpackmarlPMS C DHC-6 Twin Otter 310 G BOHC (c/n 414) of Plymouth based Brymnon Airways in 1974. Sola to Chubb Group {and modified for British Transglobe oxpadition, DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 G-BEJP (c/n 526) of Manx Airlines. Leased fram Logan, it was operated on Ise of Man services ‘between October 198 and March 1985. DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 NE61TB (cin 201) of Scund Adventure Air Service at Anchorage, Alaska in 1988 DHC-6 Twin Ottor 300 C-GARW (cn 367) named ’ Edward M. “Tea! Oliver of Ptarmigan Airways which operated from Yellowknife, North West Torritorios, Canada in July 1985, DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 F-0S12 (cin 6751 of Air Guadeloupe, November 1988, DHC-8 Twin Otter 310 2K MICO (cin 530) of ‘Mount Cook Airline 7994, Based at Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand, it operetes sightseeing fr scheduled Fights te Milferd Sound. DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 C5-TFD (cin Gi) of TAP Air Porugal apereted short Internal saves routes cree 1863, DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 C-FCCE [cin 08) of La Ronge Aviation Services, Manitoba, Canad, summer 1988 551 OCCASIONAL COLOURS Dornier Do 217 Drawings by David Howley 0 217E-4, 64 finder ard Do 2176-5, possibly SN+HM of 4 stafel, UKE 100, circa 1943/4. Nete single He 293 gli bomb under the starboard wing, with érep tank Under aor De 2171-2, Gk scheme, she ‘poratonal un Do 2176-1, USIG? of KG 2, ckea Iateia42, in the 72/7366 ‘bomber Do ZITA. KreiM of (Eh Nach re Tleme damper on bomber scheme, UB+UK, “128% (2 on fin} of 25K 2, Operation Steinbock spring 1844. Note the standard tte war bomb Crown 34070 Tan 3 Grey SBR22 fra de Atrqian 101 Fiat Gar of i 1305, a" at Mor Flat G01 of Caquacda de Atage 22) “Jeguares” et Montho in 1986. Fiat G.94/R4 of Esquaden te Alaque a” nt Tete, Angole, in 188 Fiat 6 SRS of Esquantre de Ateeue 201 “him HW BAcoratipre ire THA Fist Ga APRS of Fr based at Marit in tne adra cia Ataquie OA "Lae 201. This machine parselp 81 Tiger Meet, atthe IAT at Calrord. Note the NATO aymbal in th = on tie starboard © Peter Scott 2000 MIKE KEEP > a a 9 € s < x a _ NEW COLOURS SEA HURRICANES DURING OPERATION 'PEDESTAL' by Peter Scott Sark eart Tank quests hil dev red Dull tant. bie deraificetive vera: eau Hawker Sea Hurrcane It of L405 Squadron, Pees Al Aen arc aboara HMMS “Yictorious". Serial sumber un know Hawker Sea Hurricane iyo KAS Sipcun Elert ar dorm, crastins salineae? HS oehoencnl rervnbsilaly pried to the operat Hawker Sea Hurricane fp of 80) Squedrar r aren, aboond MAS "Enc an=cument AL style} Hawker Saa Hurricane |b of 607 Squacros, Fleet Ar arin, aboard HMS "Cagle Hawker Sea Hurricane Ip aboarc HAAS “inde Harwker Son Runricane Ibo 890 Squad nay deserilja tes #800 Squadron, Fleet Air Ann, markings atoard othe full depth of Hawker Sea Hurricarra I> of £0) Fleet Aur Arm, aboard (MS “Ir Squadra ering fuaplage st Hawker Soa Hurricane |ib of & © Peter Scott 1999 Heinkel He 177A Colour Schemes by Mark Rolfe Heinke aircraf unders Untort letters had th zero, t = hve Enlargement of aircraft name i ama Heinkel He-177A-3, ‘Helga’, 6N+HK, operated by 1/KG100, during Operation 'Steinbock’, (the mini-blitz against England}, circa February 1944. Steinbock marked the He-177's operational debut over the British mainland, and out of the 550 aircraft taking part, 35 were He-177's, Hoverfly I: FT837, Z of 703 Sqn.,Naval Air-Sea Warfare Development Unit (NASWDU), 1947. Hoverfly I: KINB40, TS-L of 657 Sit Andover, 23 Sept 1947, Hoverfly I: KN855, P9-V of ASWDU. 13 of 705 San., Jan.1949. Hoverfly I: KN862, of AFEE, at Farnborough, 8 July 1950. Hoverfly 1: KK985, of Pest Control Ltd, Bourne. ©moboctas all Civil Aircratt Modeling PATSEPOAMS severe ner ven he fuselage i full grey, orange, red and two tone blue ds as seen 0} uding the ‘Worldwide Service’ titles on the nese | United Express us all United aircraft, 5 North Aine ey of the registration are repeated centraly just al and small ‘Operated by Express Airlines nc.’ titles appe pit window. may es xpress displays the ful livery of US Airways and consists of a smart jefrediwhite and light grey scheme. Note the propeller spinners an this aircraft are black Pan Am Express Jetstreams were painted overall white with traditional light blue titles and logo with ‘Express’ titles, registrations and door exits in medium grey Irish Air Corps camouflage and markings Artwork by lain Ogilvie Aerospatiale Alouette Ill 211 Overall light grey, with dark grey flotation bags. National insignia in standard positions for the type, tricolour is repeated under the cabin. 30th Anniversary markings on fuselage sides, this aircraft being the last still wearing them. Nose marking worn by Alouette 195 only. V TL. Aerospatiale Dauphin 244 Overall light grey with red (FS11136} undersides, tail areas, 30th anniversary fin cap and engine housing top surface, and white fuselage tap. Demarcation lines marking worn by all between colours are medium blue stripes. St. Brendan badge applied to cabin doors. Alouettes in 1993. St. Brendan badge warn on Dauphin cabin doors Beech Super King Air 200 240 Overall white with orange and green trim. Serial number repeated under wings, reading from front under port wing, from rear under starboard. CASA CN.235 250 White uppersurfaces with DayGlo red stripes, undersides sprayed silver. Spinners in natural metal. All titling applied in black. CASA CN.235 253 Overall gloss medium blue finish with pale blue cheatline extending across rear ramp door. Natural metal spinners, black nose and underside radomes. All titling in black, including ‘IFP’ in front of serial, removed shortly after delivery. Grumman Gulfstream Ill 249 White upper fuselage, wings and tail, lower fuselage blue, with gold trim. Black titles and serial number, latter repeated under wings. IRISH AIR CORPS - AER CHOR na h-EIREANN Grumman Gulfstream IV 251 Overall gloss white, with green trim on fuselage and winglets. Gold harp applied in / trish harp. identical form (not handed) to both sides of fin. No titles worn, dasign carried only serial number in black on engine pods and under wings. ‘on fin of 251. GLASSIC COLOURS srs sone: m cnc rm rts ts ph McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle: 76-0057 of the 123rd FIS, 142nd FIG, Portland ANG, 1993. Ghost Gray scheme. McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle: 76-0079 of the 128th TFS, 116th TFW, Georgia ANG, 1991. Ghost Gray scheme. ANG badge on fin. McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle: 73-0101 of the 122nd TFS, 159th TFG, Louisiana ANG, 1990. Ghost Gray scheme. ANG badge on fin. McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle: 76-0030 of the 110th TFS, 131st TFW, Missouri ANG, 1992. Ghost Gray scheme. ANG badge on inner fins, 110th TFS badge on intake side. McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle: 695 ‘Ha‘'Kokhav’ (The Star) of No. 133 Squadron, Israeli Defense Force/ Air Force. Four Syrian roundel ‘kill’ markings on nose. Note inner fin marking incomplete, apparently due to a replacement rudder. 203 Hikotai badge McDonnell Douglas F-15J Eagle: 72-8898 of 203 Hikotai, Japanese Air Self Defense Force, Chitose AB, Hokkido. Ghost Gray scheme. Unit badge on fin. McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle: 1309 of No. 13 Squadron, Royal Saudi Air Force, Dhahran AB, 1991. Ghost Gray scheme. Unit badge on fin. RF-4 Phantom Camouflage and Markings Artwork by lain Ogilvie 1RF-4 Phantom COLOUR KEY cia aaa C ory Fionn FSvoae reshuo a Buecey avant Gays ise Gey raven pis mentee) omBaRy LNT rover FSO Spal ‘cron RaLTON? Spocal UamGrey Dark Grey Sunanip Medio ron Foweos” —Fsueaen” —Fs3go2 Siwy Sibrgeu — Cromged Sawa Sine RALTOO! —RALWO gra Fs30sr2 een Ratro2 FSie097 F670 ‘MeDonnell Douglas RF-4C 41051 of the 16th TRS based at Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam, Octobor 1965. Finished in the early scheme worn by USAF Phanter Light Gull Grey and White MeDonnoll Douglas RF-AC_ 68608 - 02, 14th TAS, 43nd TRV, Lorn IRTAFB, early 1870s. Southeast Asia (SEA) camouflage scheme consisting of Forest Green 34079, Green 34102, and Tan 30218 uppersurtaces with Light Grey 38622 undersidos. Red fin ip squadron identification marking McDonnell Douglas RF-4C serial unknown, assigned to Air Force Systems Command for test purposes, 1976, Standard SEA scheme but with Marine Comps tail markings after being ‘sapped’ whilst visiting MCAS El Toro. MeDonnell Douglas RF-AC 54-029 of the 192nd TRS, Nevada ANG, late 1870s, Southeast Asia camoullage with white fin tip and rudder. Reno’ leg- ind denotes unit's home hase. ANG badge worn in black en fin, white fg lure’ on intake plate probably competition participation marking fed Ey Fema McDonnell Douglas RF-AEJ 47-6203 of 501 Hikotai, JASDF, Three-tone Luppersurface camoutlage consisting of Dark Groan 34087, Modium Grosn 24408 and Stone 20372, with white undersides. Woady Woodpecker unit badge aplioe to fin is handed on starboard side. bane ®amouflage scheme IDIAE upper surface W naga = MeDonnell Douglas RF-AE 195 a! lerael Defence Forse/Ait Force, T-tone upper camouflage of Tan 30219, Sond 23531 and Green 34227 with Pole Blue 35622 undersurfaces. Black serial and national insignia only markings \ applied. ‘McDonnell Douglas F-AE(5) ‘Peace Jack’ 69-7575 in pro-delivery mark {ngs consisting of standard Israeli camouflage but with US national insignia ‘and original serial number, False radame painted in black to resemble F-AE fighter variant. McDonnell Douglas RF-&E 20269 oF Imporal iranian Ait orca, 1870. Comoutloge fish af Tan 20800, Brown 20120 ard Forest roc 84078 Upper surfaces and Light Grey 28622 undersides. , ale ©) ee Co sere ASE Ree Se lt Seer eneee ras APR 7h, 24-3008, Next HWirohito' of the 12th AF, Corsica, fe | 1944. + Pr | 420092 §, T —t G25.) 1,.43-27637, of the 310 BS, 361 Als, Hily cores 148 B-25H-1, 44271, 6, Dell’ of 1st Ale Cormmannia crown, Burs otrea Td B76, d4-27994, 90, "Lady Elaina’ of the 489 OS, 340th OG, inply circa 19.44. B25C, a1 12905, (Formerly Tokyo Sloper’), S05 cl tho fin BS, keh BG, oth AF, Pacific, circa 1944.45. BPR 30, 1M) 164 4780) of BOD BG, cirea 194446, nenown US Marines Pos HO ct er A 25d, 18S 08 th Maris Sgn. Vib PES, Mil-a af Li 2. August 1th 17, Li Shia, Pes B-26J-a0; 19e (44-31264?), of tha 1h BS, 345th BG, SWRA, crea 1948, of dh F Lingayan CB-25), (dae) (ow J-25, 44-30457) of MAIS, cirea 1950/8 B-25 Mitchells - Part:2 RAF, Commonwealth and non-US operators eutral Geay 43, which was probably Gutch records quote their B-#! uote “RAF Dark Graen and Dark aparts of AAP Mitchells in a rapregantaiive sel possible, Mare information in late 194Sfearby 1944 by the including 220 Sqn?) ware delivered HGrey” Aut photog ight qr ver, datails of South whten Gan Hagcdon’s new biresk September in these o 1 G13 OB with 603 Sea Grey uid tinted their B-25s prior co O-Day in supports & ) probably Medium Sea Grey. 7 Wing Plans: Where wing criirking Amarican alrcratt are ext ly difficult to find acl only one bas ber on South American §-25s is published John Evans, Julian Edwards, Norm Maliyney, Gan Kagdorn, Jim Lyzun David Howley [SE 1 ee | | COLOUR KEY Black Winuto Houndal i" ‘Wella Hart On Be Aeutral Dark Baik Sky Alumina Biur Rest ANA BIE Gray & Green " Eant AMM RDS Mitchell |, FRIG1, Prototype markings, ABGLEE eta Summer 1942. Dark Green/Dark Earth/Sky. Mitchell I, FW914/VO-0, 55 Sogn, RAF, Dunsfold d 1944. Flown by Wqy.Cdr. C.Paul. OD/NG, 5 pennant. Broom Mitchell fl, FAISIYMO-4 of 226 Sqn, RAF Swanten Morley, May 1944. OD/NG- @ MOD. Hodoy 1949 B-26C, 41-12443, “Mortimer af the 0th BS, Ir BG, cinco Sept 1943. ee He@S TON, 42 22904, 7A of the dein 65, 3400 BG, Tunisia, chica 1843. aT B-25C or 0, 636. 7 of probably ihe 315th BG, MTO, cna 7948 An oecthalt mix of Direar turret) and J (Beam and rar gun positionelfittings, (Pinssible pariala: T-20; 42-naaa, 1 25:41 30636. B-35;43-3636 or a J-t:4-2 7636), B-26D-15, 41-3474, 74, ‘My Buddy’ af 7th BS, arn AG, Attu, Aleuetis ls.. September 143 ele ra B-25C-15, 42-22529. 85 of tha ABI AS, 240th AG, Sinily, UH B-25C, 41-1297), ‘Dirty Dora’ of the aHeth AS, AEM AG, News Guinea, December 1943. Aiircraftin Detail ~~ B-25 USAAF/USAF camouflage and markings COLOUR KEY Artwork by David Howley ne HEHE ES ees Biase White insignia Insignia = Yetow = Blue Geen aluronlure Orange Ove Olive Neulral = Sane Alcs Red dran Drab 4 pay | Hag ea ee 17 85 badge. fea flue Seq flue nlemeciote ANA OOF Gloss 623 lus B-254, 43/176 of the 34th Barh Syn. 17 Bomb Gp. circa 1939. : A256, 40-2261, ‘Ruptured Quek’, of the 17th 8G, @ Ruptured Quek piloted by Li. TW. Lavesan on the Doolittle: Aad, USS Hornet (VB) Japan, 18 April 1943. Westover, Miss. cirea late 1942) pra t 4 [ ie B-25C, 41-12848, Sth Anti-submirine BS, B-250, 4.29774, 12th BG, N. Africa, circa T4943, B-25C-20, 4264514 of the 446th Bomb Son, 21st Bomb Group circa 1443, Royal Aircraft Establishment and Air Fighting Development Unit ighter Command fal Colour Schemes. Spring 1944 ‘Artwork by Paul Lucas | Supermarine Walrus 1:48 scale plans by Peter Green GAHFL gy The Air War Over Korea 1950-1953 Part Two F-80C Shooting Stars Aun ee Blue Faded Light Be orange slant ie Block Olive Drab “Sue "Yenow Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star of 36th FBS/48th FBG 1950. “This F-80C has the eat sive Buzz Nurbor wih no coil markings and cares the tear erop style wing tp uel tanks Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star of 36h FBS(¢3th FBG July 1950. ‘This F-80C has the eerly sive '@u2? Number with Red fuel tank Ups, nose tip and tl fn band. This F-00C was flown by Ma), Dick McNeese. | Lockhood F-80€ Shooting Star of 8th FESI4Sth FBG May 1951 This F-20C has the typca! cen on Vole roe song wn Bunz Co outa. Noe he | lager capacy Manu 2001 {tanks and Light Olve Dreb anthalere panel Lockheed F-80¢ Shooting Star of 36th FBSI8th FBG 3rd Jan 1952 THS-B0C is ilustrated as twas on the 3:6 of Jen 1952 whilst piloted by 2nd Lt Clarence H. Hoggere. ‘This date was to sae him log his 100! mission in Korea. Note Red tll fn sping al tp, outine of the ‘Buzz Number’ and remains of a diagonal stripe aft o Algo note 26th FBS emblem on the nose Lockhaed F-80C Shooting Star ‘LID-O-BEE’ Flown by Lt Col Oliver Celin of 25th FIS/S1st FIW October 1950. This F-80C has the commanding offer markings-af Red, Yellows and Black onthe colouful nase alang withthe ear fuselage sirpes. Note Red tp to te wing bp fuel tanks Also note hat on te orginal oto the emb im Below the cockpit coaming wast t eiscernte Lockheed F-B0C Shosting Star of €oth FBS/ath FBG Nov 1960. This F-80C has no ‘Bizz Number’ therefare it must be assumed that il was one oan ealy baleh of F-80' deinered in theatre Note the seal whi és appa in stencil on the ir Lockheed F-800 Shooting Star “Spirit of HOBO * Flown by 2nd Lt Warren Giubor of doth FBS/ath FBG Oct 1952, Thi F-8DC made the 80,0000 sori ofthe Korean confit, ad has the tical Yeliow ashes on te tal fin and three Yellow stripes an the “Misawa! wing tip fuel tank and rear fuselage Lockheed RF-80C Shooting Star of 48th TRS'67th TRW Oct 1952. This irra looks very much hike an F-80C but was in Fact an R-BOG. The nase armament was deleted which made way forthe K-14 camera, Note the Red panted tubes which replaced the cannon barrals. Also note the polka dots on top fof the tan and stone style 'Buzz-Numbor Lockheed F-806 Shooting Star of 1th FISIS1st FIW 1950. This F-800 has Dark Blue nase markings wh tho intake areas being Zinc Chromate, This F-80C has a JATO pack fited seen just under the Misawa’ tank ‘Artwork by Jon Freeman «