Grumman TBM-3 Avenger
At delivery al aircraft were overall MidNight Blue with white serials.
The spinner was applied with the colour of the squadron, squadron 2 Red; squadron 4, blue and squadron 1, white.
The roundels were applied in six positions and a fin flash on the vertical stabilizer. The aircraft number was also applied on the cowling.
After an complete overhaul, end of the fifties the Avengers TBM-3S and TBM-3W were sprayed in a new two tone colour scheme with dark grey upper surfaces and sky lower surfaces.
Serials were applied in black and repeated on de left underside of the wing and on the front of the fuselage between the wing and the cowling.
|Scheme||Colour name||FS-number||BS-number||Humbrol||XtraColor||Vallejo ModelColor||Vallejo ModelAir||Hataka|
|Standard #1||Overall||Glossy Dark Sea Blue: ANA 623||15042||H181||X121||70.898||71.091||~001|
|Standard #2||Upper surfaces||Extra Dark Sea Grey||~6099||BS:640||123 / 106||X-5 / X-376||70.866||71.110||~140|
|Undersides||Sky||-||BS:210||90||X004 / X130||-||71.302||~026|
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