Luftwaffe Aircraft Camouflage and Markings

Discussion in 'Aircraft Markings and Camouflage' started by Micdrow, Sep 1, 2007.

  1. Wurger

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    No problem. Glad I helped a little bit.
     
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    I was about to suggest Legion Condor. Glad it worked out!
     
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    I recently learned there was a certain number on Bf 109Fs serving in North Africa in full desert camo scheme but also featuring yellow color on the nose (I mean entire aircraft nose and not just bottom part of the engine cowling). This kind of yellow identification markings were more familiar with Bf 109Es but apparently appeared on some Bf 109Fs in N.Africa too. Does anyone have some pictures or profiles to share showing desert Friedrichs painted this way?
     
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    #164 Wurger, Feb 2, 2011
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    So what was the use of 79 vs 65 on these desert machines? Both used and when?
     
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    The light blue colour wasn't the RLM65. It was RLM78 Azurblue (FS35450).
     
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    Thanks for your answer Wojtek. Do you happen to know where is this profile from? By the looks of it I would say from one of Jagdwaffe books, but I have those and couldn't find it in any of them...

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    The profile comes from Jagdwaffe Vol.3 Section 3 page 249.
     
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    :shock: And so it is! Thanks for that Wayne. Must have missed it somehow...
     
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    no worries...it's easy to do!
     
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    hi, im trying to find the correct markings and colors for Heinkel 111 H5 "F8+ = KG 40 (40 Bomber Wing), Transport Squadron "Condor" based in Norway 1941
     
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    so...Im new here...but I need a little help

    Im an avid German WW2 armor modeler...but I just bought the Arado 196 A-3 by Revell(1/32)
    ugly float plane with bombs and guns...lol

    I see on Google all these countries of export of these planes(Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, Japan)
    and even pirates that used French and English camo to raid ships

    were they ever exported to South America....I want to model a kind of "Murphy's War" plane, but Im not sure if they saw service in SA
     
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    I haven't heard about Arado 196 in service there. However a few Arado Ar.95B were used in Chile. Because you want to make a model " What if " category, it doesn't matter if these were servicing in the SA or not. I would suggest following these profiles of Chilean Ar.95B below. I think these can come in handy. Also I attached a link to a site with shots of the assembled model of Japan markings. To sum up.... there is no problem with what camo scheme and markings you might choose.

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    Arado 196 - LSP Forums
     
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    I'm doing research on a DO217 project, 1/48 scale.I'm curious if there is any more information on KG2 markings beyond what in William Green's Warplanes of the 3rd Reich.
     
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    It depends on what you need to find out.
     
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    I have been looking for a way to make some decals for my BV 215 ,By coming here i have just found just what i need . Thanks Micdow ur a star !
     
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    I'm curious about the squadron markings on German float planes. The reason for my curiosity is that I might try my hand at a DO217G, which was an E model on floats(it also had a single tail), and I'm thinking of a diorama of this along with either HE115 or HE59. Something along the lines of being in the Mediterranean area.
     
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    Please correct me as I might be wrong. But I have never heard about Dornier Do 217G on floats with a single tail.
     
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    Me either...? Do tell!
     
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