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Italy

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Italian Aircraft Colours

Italian Air Force colours from beetween-the-wars period to modern.

This chart has been last revised in September 2006
 

1919-1939
Colour name Comment FS Methuen Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Sand   FS:33613   Hu:148          
Pale Green   FS:34258   5*Hu:158 + 4*Hu:34 + 2*Hu:154          
Red Brown   FS:30219   Hu:118          
Pale Cream   FS:23697   Hu:74          
Dark Green   FS:34079   Hu:116          
Pale Grey Green   FS:36307   Hu:141          
Light Grey   FS:36373   5*Hu:34 + 1*Hu:156 + 1*Hu:84          
Italian WWII aircraft colours
Colour name Comment FS Methuen Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Alluminio   FS:17178   Hu:191          
Azzurro 11   FS:15056 Me:19E8 Hu:25 glossier          
Bianco Avorio 11   FS:33613 Me:5A3 Hu:148          
Bianco Neve 6   FS:37925   Hu:34          
Bruno 10   FS:30045 Me:7F4 Hu:98 glossier          
Bruno Mimetico   FS:30215 Me:6E7 Hu:118          
Giallo Cromo 7   FS:23655 Me:4A8 Hu:69          
Giallo Mimetico 1   FS:33594 Me:4B5 Hu:103          
Giallo Mimetico 2   FS:33481 Me:3C8 Hu:81          
Giallo Mimetico 3   FS:33434 Me:5C7 Hu:63 less orange (4*Hu:154 + 3*Hu:94 + 1*Hu:34)          
Giallo Mimetico 4   FS:30266 Me:5D6 Hu:26          
Grigio Azzurro Chiaro 1 Topside of sea and night aircraft FS:36231   Hu:140          
Grigio Azzurro Chiaro 2 Topside of sea and night aircraft FS:36307 Me:28D2 Hu:141          
Grigio Azzurro Scuro 1 Topside of sea and night aircraft FS:36076   8*Hu:27 + 2*Hu:189 + 1*Hu:34          
Grigio Azzurro Scuro 2 Topside of sea and night aircraft FS:36118 Me:20E3 Hu:125          
Grigio Mimetico 1 Late-war overall camouflage colour FS:36293 (36231) Me:22D2 Hu:140          
Grigio Mimetico 2 Late-war overall camouflage colour FS:36314   6*Hu:167 + 4*Hu:87          
Grigio Chiaro Lower surfaces FS:36373 (36424)   5*Hu:34 + 1*Hu:156 + 1*Hu:64          
Grigio ? Lower surfaces FS:36440   Hu:129          
Marrone Mimetico 1   FS:30118 Me:5E4 Hu:142          
Marrone Mimetico 2   FS:10076 Me:9E8 Hu:107 matt          
Marrone Mimetico 53193   FS:30140 Me:7E5 Hu:113 + Hu:119          
Nero 12   FS:17038   Hu:33          
Nocciola Chiaro   FS:30266 Me:6D4 3*Hu:81 + 2*Hu:26          
Nocciola Chiaro 4   FS:30219 Me:6D4 Hu:119          
Rosso 8   FS:11105 Me:9C8 Hu:20 lighter          
Verde 9   FS:14062 Me:4F4 Hu:3 matt          
Verde Anticorrosione   FS:34558 Me:28D4 Hu:23 with a touch of Hu:30 (approx.)          
Verde Anticorrosione   FS:34272 Me:27D5 1*Hu:78 + 1*Hu:34          
Verde Bottiglia Main colour in top camouflage from 1942 onwards FS:34108   1*Hu:101 + 1*Hu:88          
Verde Mimetico 1 Main topside colour in continental camouflage, used for blotches in desert schemes FS:34258 (34092) Me:30E7 Hu:102 (149)          
Verde Mimetico 2 Main topside colour in continental camouflage, used for blotches in desert schemes FS:34092 (34096) Me:27F4 Hu:149 (6*Hu:116 + 6*Hu:117 + 1*Hu:163)          
Verde Mimetico 3 Main topside colour in continental camouflage, used for blotches in desert schemes FS:34102 Me:29F8 Hu:117          
Verde Mimetico 53192   FS:34227 Me:28D5 Hu:120          
Verde Oliva Scuro 1 Used for blotches in desert schemes FS:34079   Hu:116          
Verde Oliva Scuro 2 Used for blotches in desert schemes FS:34052 (34086) Me:28F3 Hu:91 (108)          
Verde Prato Anticorrosione   FS:34230 Me:27C8 Hu:2 lighter and matt          
Verde ? Interior bright-green     10*Hu:101 + 6*Hu:150 + 4*Hu:34 + 3*Hu:33          
Italian AF colours, modern
Colour name Comment FS Methuen Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Dark Green F-104S topside colour FS:34086   Hu:108          
Grey F-104S topside colour FS:36152   4*Hu:156 + 3*Hu:106 + 3*Hu:112 + 1*Hu:34          
Silver Grey F-104S undersides FS:36320   Hu:128          
638 Dark Sea Grey Tornado BS381:638 FS:26173   5*Hu:34 + 4*Hu:27 + 1*Hu:106          
641 Dark Green Tornado BS381:641 FS:24079   Hu:116          
Aluminium Tornado undersides FS:17178   Hu:191          

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