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Reportedly, the NASM Fw 190F-8 had three separate camouflage schemes.....

November 13 2017 at 9:32 PM
Bruce Culver  (Login baker24)
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Response to Wondered at that one myself.

which were discovered during the restoration process, and the museum had to choose which one to display on the completed aircraft. German paints are always such a charm to study because of their practice of using up old paints before using the newer ones, but then who really knows if that was bog-standard for all manufacturers? Some factories may have had better paint supplies since these were regional (northern and southern paint manufacturers tended to ship to the nearest factories). My guess is that they found RLM 70 on the airframe and chose that color scheme.

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  • 70/75/76 - Chris Cowx on Nov 13, 2017, 9:50 PM
  • My understanding of the continued use of 70/71 was on the - Steven "Modeldad" Eisenman on Nov 14, 2017, 8:01 AM

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