71147

FAA (Fleet Air Arm) Colors 1939-1945


Set of 8 Model Air colors in 17 ml. for painting aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) of the British fleet, for land-based aircraft as well as for aircraft, British or American, embarked on carriers from 1939 until the end of the War.

Extra Dark Sea Grey (BS 640): Upper surface color combined with Dark Slate Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) from 1937 until the end of the war, for all types of aircraft and missions. Dark Slate Grey (BS 634): Upper surface color combined with Dark Sea Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) from the end of 1937 until the end of the war, for all types of aircraft and missions. Dark Sea Grey (BS 638): Upper surface color of the lower wing of biplanes, combined with Light Slate Grey (Shadow Scheme) until the end of 1940. For all kinds of aircraft and missions. Light Slate Grey (BS 639): Upper surface color of the lower biplane wings, combined with Dark Sea Grey (Shadow Scheme) until the end of 1940. For all kinds of aircraft and missions.Sky Grey (FS 36463): Lower surface and sides, alone or combined with Night Black or Night Black/White, from 1937 until the beginning of 1941. Also used for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes. Sky Type S (BS 210): Color used on sides and lower surface of aircraft, from March 1941 until the end of the war, also for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes. Night Black (BS 642): Lower color combined with Sky Grey/White from October 1939 to February 1940, with Sky Grey from November 1940 to January 1941, or only by itself in different periods for special night missions. White (FS 37875): Color used for lower surface and lateral sections of the plane starting 1942 in antisubmarine missions or ASW.


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