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Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« on: January 01, 2018, 11:04:25 pm »
So, Please, what were the colours used on Swedish aircraft pre-early-war- WWII?
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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 11:38:58 pm »
Beige, Oatmeal, Fawn, you know, neutral shades...
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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 11:47:07 pm »
And when you've had your sides stitched back up try this from IPMS Stockholm.
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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 01:31:29 am »
AFAIK, most imported aircraft retained their country of origins' typical scheme, while domestic developments primarily wore the standard Mörkgrön/Blaugrau (which is very close to the US Neutral Grey) scheme, or aircraft (like the Gladiators) were modified this way when the war broke out around Sweden. Anyway, this results in some interesting "combos", e. g. the license-Built Ju 86 which initially carried the pre-WWII German splinter scheme, or the Fiat CR.42 which kept the Italian scheme/colors. Another sick case are the Seversky fighters from the USA: they received a yellow zinc chromate primer base with green and brown mottles.

This policy (sort of) was kept up into the Fifties, e. g. with the ex RAF night fighters like the Mosquito or the Venom. Just after that, machines received (partly) the green/blue scheme - e. g. the recce Tunnan or the Lansen.

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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 01:40:49 am »
Dizzy's beat me to it  :thumbsup:
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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2018, 03:25:51 am »
Thanks, gentlemen (and others).   :thumbsup:
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Re: Swedish schemes pre-early-WWII
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2018, 08:13:24 am »
During the 20:ies and 30:ies, RSwaF a/c was actually mainly overall silver with black crowns in white roundels and yellow/blue rudders. As war loomed darker, the ubiquitous green-over-light-blue scheme was introduced, at first with blue roundels without yellow edges but from mid-war with the yellow edges.

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