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Urban's Colour Reference Charts
Sweden

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World War II period to Modern Swedish Air Force Colours

This chart has been last revised in September 2006
 

Colours by aircraft type
B 3 Junkers 86 Bottom: Blue-grey; Top: Brown RLM 61/Green RLM 62/Grey RLM 63. See German colour chart for details.
 
ca.1940:s - 60:s
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Blue-grey Most combat aircraft FS:36329/36250   T:XF-66        
Dark green Most combat aircraft FS:34096/34079   T:XF-61        
Trainer colours                
Orange Sk 12; Sk 15; Sk 25 FS:12243(12273)            
Black Green Sk 12 Fw 44; Sk 15 Kl 35 FS:34052   T:XF-13+63        
Dark Green   FS:34096   T:XF-27/61? Sk 25 Bu 181        
Yellow, Sk 16 Harvard; Sk 50 Safir FS:33655   T:X-08        
J 11 Fiat CR.42, B 16 Caproni 313, J 20 Reggiane 2000 Delivered to Italian standard, later repainted. J 11 and J 20 had green mottle on pale sand, also used on J 9 Seversky EP-1, B 16 green and red-brown mottle on pale sand.
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Tan   FS:33613?/30277?   T:XF-57*3 + 59*1        
Green   FS:34258?/34083?   T:XF-58?        
Red-brown   FS:30166?(30219)   T:XF-64        
Blue grey   FS:26251?(26250)   T:XF-53        
J 30 Mosquito, J 33 Venom Delivered to British night fighter standard
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Medium Sea Grey   FS:36251/25237   T:XF-25?/53?        
Green   FS:34096/34094   T:XF-58?/61?        
S 31 Spitfire PR Mk XIX Painted according to British PRU standard
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
PRU Blue   FS:15193            
A 29 Tunnan, A/S/J 32 Lansen
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Olive green 325M Undersides bare metal FS:34096/34079   T:XF-61        
J 34 Hawker Hunter Maybe to British standard (?)
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Green Underside was blue-grey FS:34083??            
Some J/S 29 Tunnan in Congo:
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Brown / Green   FS:33105/34088            
J 35A-F Draken, Sk 60 Saab 105, Sk 61 Bulldog, some Sk 50 Safir and a very few Lansen
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Blue-grey 058M   FS:36173/36314 Hu:175 T:XF-66?(53) X:X777 P:PCF82    
Dark blue 438M   FS:35042/35045 Hu:77/HJ1 T:XF-17+03? X:X776   GS:H35  
Dk olive green 328M   FS:34086/34052? Hu:116/HF1 T:XF-13/62? X:X775   GS:H304  
AJS 37 Viggen, Sk 61 Bulldog, helicopters, army vehicles This is the most famous of all Swedish camouflages. (Winter camouflage: Tan and mid green overpainted white?)
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Blue-grey 058M   FS:36314/36329? 14*Hu:27 + 3*Hu:94 + 2*Hu:34 + 1*Hu:109 (Hu:175) T:XF-66?(53)        
Black 093M   FS:34031/34050 Hu:33 T:XF-01*2+27*1     GS:H65?  
Dark Green 326M   FS:34092/34128 22*Hu:150 + 7*Hu:33 + 3*Hu:34 (Hu:105) T:XF-26/58?     GS:H302  
Mid Green 322M ANA611 FS:34138/34187 Hu:117 (Hu:SW1/158)     P:821? GS:H58?  
Tan 507M   FS:30117/30219 32*Hu:150 + 7*Hu:60 + 6*Hu:25 + 3*Hu:34 (Hu:118) T:XF-52   P:PCA816    
JA 37 Viggen; J 35J Draken
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Light grey (overside)  

FS:36329?/36473?

Hu:128 T:XF-25*1+66*1?        
Lighter grey (unders.)  

FS:36440?/26493?)

Hu:147 T:XF-19?        
SK 60 Team 60 display team
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Green Also applied lately to J 32E Lansen, Sk 61 Bulldog and other types   Hu:116 top and bottom          
JAS 39 Gripen. Also other aircraft like SAAB 340 and Gulfstream IV carry the same colours. 
Thanks to Jens Lindell for this section.
Colour name Comment FS Humbrol Tamiya Xtracolor Polly S Gunze Sangyo Model Master
Light grey (underside, nose)   FS:36373            
Mid grey (rest of airframe, underside insignias)   FS:36173            
Dark grey (insignias on mid grey)   FS:36118            
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