[WWI] A quick markings question

Diego Fernetti dfernetti at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 10:37:01 EST 2018


> Jasta B tailplane - Black and White on the *undersides?*
> Or Turquoise?
Jasta B? Which Jasta B? No number?
By the way, logic (which is hardly related to WW1 painting practices) might
indicate that unit markings are used for recognition from above and sides,
to avoid friendly fire incidents. So under this logic the underside of the
tail is not as important as the top of the airplane surfaces. Just a

 And not getting into wondering about the rear fuselage underneath 😞

That's even less likely to be painted in unit markings. But the sides of
the fuselage UNDER the tail can be included.
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