Color for Army Air Corps Airplanes - Spec # 98-24113 May 23rd, 1934

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    I was reading Air Force Colors, Volume 1 by Dana Bell and it had a chart referring to the above subject.

    Color Chart_0001.jpg

    The thing that surprised me was for the Propeller Blade:

    "Flat Surface When Required - Maroon No 18" (FS 10076)


    I have never seen Maroon propeller blades and always assumed they were black when dark.

    Has anybody else ever heard of this?
     
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    You've just sent scores of modelers out to their LHS to purchase Maroon paint.

    Geo
     
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