Hawker Tempest | NX143 | GN-H

Hawker Tempest | NX143 | GN-H

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Aircraft Monthly Magazine, May 2004
Sent by Ezz Eldin
Jon Freeman

added 04 Jun 10:01

RAF Habbaniya, Iraq, 1947. <br> Standard Day Fighter camouflage scheme of Ocean Grey and Dark Green upper surfaces with Medium Sea Grey undersides. 48 inch diameter National marking 1 A Red, White and Blue upper wing roundels with 36 inch diameter Red, White, Blue and Yellow National marking III fuselage roundels and 32 inch diameter Red, White and Blue National marking 11 under wing roundels. The Red, White and Blue tail fin marking (i) was 24 inches square. The serial number was 8 inches high in Night and was partially applied over the 18 inch wide Sky fuselage band. The code letters were approximately 24 inches high, in Red outlined in white. Under wing serials were 36 inches high in Night and did not extend over the undercarriage leg and wheel covers. The spinner was half red and half.

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Hawker Tempest | NX143 | GN-H

Hawker Tempest | NX143 | GN-H