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Empire of the Sun Brewsters

January 13 2018 at 12:02 PM

JIm Maas WKBS  (Login jimmaas)
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They would have been in RAF* markings. The Nationalists never got the ones proposed, and the USAAF only got them after the retreat to Australia. There were Dutch Brewsters but they had been withdrawn to the NEI.

I'm just surprised to hear that the markings had been painted out. I wonder if this might mean there were no squadron markings (the Buffaloes came from the factory with RAF national markings already applied) and the aircraft seen might have been some of the spares never issued to units.

* Yes, I realize there were RAAF and RNZAF units involved. But the markings were RAF standard.

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