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I have resumed my old Alitalia Lancastrian 1/72 project and it's time to paint the cabin crew compartment and the cockpit. I am in doubt as to whether to use the standard color for the Lancasters (all black-black / green) or whether there was a specific color for the civilian version.
I have not found any references or photographs except for this which represents the radio operator's position:

 

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So if someone could give me some suggestions, would I appreciate it very much.
Thanks in advance.

Sebastiano

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I've only ever seen B&W pictures of Lancastrian interiors, and they were all of the passenger areas. All that I've seen had quite pale lining, with slightly darker seats and carpets. You should be safe going with shades of grey, brown or blue for those areas. I suspect that the crew areas were left in the original Lancaster colours, on the basis that the aircraft was in essence a stop-gap until purpose built types like the Tudor became available, and was needed in service in very short order.

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On 2/7/2020 at 10:31 PM, Admiral Puff said:

I've only ever seen B&W pictures of Lancastrian interiors, and they were all of the passenger areas. All that I've seen had quite pale lining, with slightly darker seats and carpets. You should be safe going with shades of grey, brown or blue for those areas. I suspect that the crew areas were left in the original Lancaster colours, on the basis that the aircraft was in essence a stop-gap until purpose built types like the Tudor became available, and was needed in service in very short order.

Thanks!

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