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Profile of FW 190 F-9 W.Nr 440 382 'Yellow 10 + '

Possible Units This FW 190 F-9 was captured by the Allies at Wunstorf in Lower Saxony, about 125 km south of Hamburg. The unit is unknown, and the Werk Nummer does not fit any of the known losses of possible units like N.S.Gr. 20 and III./K.G. 200. However, a 'Yellow 10 + ' of 2./N.S.Gr. 20 did force-land at Bonn-Hangelar airfield on 27 January 1945. Camouflage and Markings of 'Yellow 10 + ' 'Yellow 10 + ' wears a RLM 74/75/76 camouflage scheme, with 76 running over the rear of the fuselage spine. The rest of the fuselage is conventional 74/75, with mottling in 74 (and maybe some in 75) over the 76 finish. Lower and side surfaces are in RLM 76. The 'Yellow 10' is applied in RLM 04, and brush strokes are apparent, giving it a streaky appearance. The number was either applied with a brush, or the outline was stencilled, then was filled in with a brush.

Profile of FW 190 F-9 W.Nr 440 382 'Yellow 10 + '
v2, Nov 2, 2006
    • Andrew Arthy
      {ppcode} Hi,

      Credit for this colour profile should be given to Dan Taylor, and the source for it and the information was my website, http://fw190.hobbyvista.com/440_382.htm. The information in the section "Camouflage and Markings of 'Yellow 10 + '" came from Ken Merrick, but for some reason this was removed in the post above.


      Cheers,
      Andrew A.
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