71182

US Army Air Corps European Theater Operations (E.T.O.) WWII


Set with 8 Model Air colors in 17 ml., developed for painting the principal camouflage patterns of most of the US ARMY AIR CORPS aircraft deployed in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) during WWII.

N. 41 Olive Drab: Due to the large stock available, this color was used before and during the entire War on the upper surfaces of all kinds of US ARMY aircraft. N. 43 Neutral Gray (FS 36173): Due to the large stock available, this color was used before and during the entire War on the lower surfaces of all kinds of US ARMY aircraft. ANA 603 Sea Gray (FS 36118): Color which replaces N.43 Neutral Gray beginning 1.942 according to the new norm ANA. The large stock of N.43 available resulted in both colors coexisting during the entire War. ANA 611 Interior Green (FS 34151): Standard Color in most cockpits and crew areas during the entire War. ANA 612 Medium Green (FS 34092): Color used ocasionally on N. 41/ANA 613 in the form of irregular patches to break the outline the profile of the aircraft. Principally used for bombers. ANA 613 Olive Drab (FS 34088): Color which substitutes N. 41 Olive Drab starting 1942, in accordance with the new ANA guidelines. The large quantity available of N.41 caused both colors to coexist. Zinc Chromate Yellow: Basic primer employed in the aeronautic industry to protect the interior and exterior structure. Aluminium: At the beginning of 1944, the obligation to paint the aircraft was abolished, and planes left the factory in natural, unpainted metal.


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