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Selfridge Field SPAD XIII --- Tail Color?

August 12 2012 at 3:45 PM
Old Man  (Login vieuxhomme)
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I have seen some profiles of this machine showing the tail as yellow, and the replica built of this aeroplane sports a yellow tail as well. But I have never seen a photograph from this period in which yellow reads so white as it does in this photograph of the machine. Does anyone know what the basis is for representing the tail as yellow, rather than white, as this photograph seems to indicate?

 
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