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There were a bunch of those pea-green Phantoms....

September 12 2017 at 6:30 PM
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Response to Testing testing. Can everyone see this photo of an F-4 with weird camo?

... in the UK and Europe around 1976 affecting the F-4Ds at Lakenheath and Woodbridge. So much so, at the time I recall thinking that the three-green scheme might be a USAFE NATO adaptation of the standard SEA camo scheme. Remember we only had a few monthly aviation magazines with SOME colour photographt and no other media for contemporary aircraft. A few months later it transpired to be faulty paint batches, and the normal tan colour was repainted on the affected jets.

On both the images, a patch of regular tan can be seen around the 'LN' of the fin code, which negates the colour cast argument.



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