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JohnMacG

Potez XXVTOE colour?

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I've got a couple of Potez XXVs ready to build, but the instructions all just 'dark green'. Yes, but which dark green?

Now I specifically want info on French-built XXVs (not on foreign built a/c)

What shade would be appropriate?

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until 1936 the french military airplane was paint overall khaki. This shade was lighter than khaki used later. the Breguet 19 of MAE shows the paint which was applied by Breguet 1932 before the donation to the museum. The paint became darker with the years.
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10 hours ago, BS_w said:

until 1936 the french military airplane was paint overall khaki.

Were there several shades used ?  The Nieuport-Delage fighters are usually depicted in a dark, bluish-green colour (definitely not khaki), as are other types in colour artworks in French magazines/books (not reliable, I know...) 

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according french air ministry specifications 1935(1st issue), 1936(2nd issue, the 3rd was 39), military airplanes of "forces aériennes de terre" will be overall "kaki" except the rudder.
Airplanes of Aéronautique Navale will be "gris bleu foncé" on upper surface and "gris bleu clair" at underside except the rudder and elevator. May be the case of NiD 62

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