Model Air: Model Air Set US Army Air Corps China-Burma-India Pacific T.
Set with 8 Model Air colors in 17 ml., developed for painting the camouflage patterns of most of the aircraft of the US ARMY AIR CORPS deployed in the China/Burma/India (CBI) Theater of Operations, as well as in the Pacific Campaign during WWII. The set includes the colors of the Curtiss Hawk of the famous Chennault Flying Tigers, and the standard colors used for the interior of the cockpits of most of the aircraft.
Model Air colors developed on the basis of intensive research and precise color matching with the Federal Standard 595 color specifications. The sets include the colors for the aircraft profiles and camouflage patterns drawn by Mark Rolfe. With the collaboration of “Pieza a Pieza Modelling Workshop”.
Curtiss Brown DuPont: Upper surface color combined with Curtiss Green, manufactured by DuPont
according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in UK and deployed by USAAF.
Curtiss Green DuPont: Upper surface color combined with Curtiss Brown manufactured by DuPont
according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in UK and deployed by USAAF
Curtiss Gray DuPont: Lower surface color combined with Curtiss Green and Curtiss Brown manu-
factured by DuPont according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in UK and deployed by USAAF.
N. 43 Neutral Gray (FS 36173): Due to the large stocks available, this color was used before and during the entire War for lower surfaces on all types of US Army aircraft.
ANA 611 Interior Green (FS 34151): Standard color for most cockpits and crew areas throughout 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 subtitutes color N. 41 Olive Drab starting 1942 according to the new ANA specification. Due to the large stock of N. 41 available, both tones coexisted all during the War.
Aluminium: At the beginning of 1944, the obligation to paint the aircraft was abolished, and planes left the factory in natural, unpainted metal.