A Look Back: Olive Drab, Haze Blue and Jet Black: the Problem of Aircraft Camouflage prior and to and during WWII
The first appearance of standard paint finishes for Army aircraft and their corresponding numbers issued by Air Materiel Command – Army Air Force Bulletin Number 48; May 26, 1942. This would help industry standardize finishes for a growing, world-wide, Air Force.

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