[WWI] RFC/RNAS Queries

Christopher Malany cmm-saj at snet.net
Mon Feb 12 07:06:52 EST 2007


Hello, Neil:

Thanks!  I just got Hi-Tech's Breguet kit in the mail,
and had been debating ordering the Datafile.  Looks
like more of my spending money is spoken for! :)

- Chris Malany

--- Crawford Neil <Neil.Crawford at volvo.com> wrote:

> The Breguet 14 datafile is an excellent source for
> the five color French scheme.
> /Neil 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org
> [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org] On Behalf Of
> Ivan Carlos Ruchesi
> Sent: den 11 februari 2007 02:09
> To: World War I Modeling Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [WWI] RFC/RNAS Queries
> 
> 
> 
> Christopher Malany <cmm-saj at snet.net> escribió:
> >My questions:
> 
> >6) Does anyone know the French camouflage colors
> used
> >on RFC Nieuport 24/27s.  More generally, is there
> any
> >decent one-volume monograph or study on WWI French
> >paint finishes and camouflage?
> 
> 
> >Christopher M. Malany
> >Stephanie A. Johnson
> 
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> 
> There is a book  by Monogram Aviation Publications
> named "The  Official Monogram US Army Air Service &
> Air Corps Aircraft Color Guide 1908 1941 Vol.1" by
> Robert D. Archer that includes paint color chips for
> the five color French camo scheme. They were based
> in the findings by a group of researchers under
> "Project Butterfly"  of the sixties.  However, this
> is  now  a relatively old source and I´m not sure
> about its accuracy...
> 
> 
> Ivan
> 
> 
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Christopher M. Malany
Stephanie A. Johnson


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