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Colors utilized on Soviet warplanes 1937-1947
by Massimo Tessitori

Updates of 28 February 2018: the shade of AII green of 1940 was separated from that of 1938 and made lighter; the chips of AMT-1 and A-21m were modified.

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Painting of Soviet military planes

before 1937

Painting of Soviet military planes

1937-1940

Painting of soviet military planes

1940-1941

Painting of Soviet military planes

Experimental camouflages of 1940 and 1941

Painting of Soviet military planes

1941-1943 (new planes, temperate scheme)

Painting of Soviet military planes 1941-1943

(old repainted planes, temperate scheme)

Painting of Soviet military planes:

winter temporary schemes

Painting of Soviet military planes:

1943-1945, fighters

Painting of Soviet military planes:

1943-1945, non-fighter planes

Painting of Soviet military planes:

1945-47, wartime models

Painting of Soviet military planes: 1945-1950, new types

Painting of Soviet military planes 1937-1950:

internal surfaces and primers

Painting of Soviet military planes:

colors of markings and high visibility liveries, 1937-1947

Painting of Soviet-built Spanish Republican planes of the Civil War
 
Painting of Soviet-built Chinese planes in late '30s
 

General table of colors of Soviet warplanes 1937-1947

 

Comparison of Humbrol, Akan and FS colors

see also http://sovietwarplanes.com/board/index.php?topic=783.105

Light blues
Greens
Greys
Browns
Other colors
Sources, links and credits
 

 
 
 
 

Thanks to Aleksandr Akanihin, Konstantin Lesnikov, Marian Holly, Isaac Montoya, Kari Lumppio, Apex1701, Bergr, Dmitriy Linevitch, Dragonlance, Martin Lucero, John Thompson, Peter Zanella, Tapani Tuomanen, Aleksandr Ruchkovsky, Musa Zekoreev .

Should I have forgotten anyone, please let me know.

Massimo