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    TAMIL TIGERS

    at first, I have to tell they NOT were/are a real country... (as for Abkhazia...)

    indeed, they had some Zlin-143's... but without markings;( i've found only wreck views in camo-schemes...)

    and this ;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sky_tigers.JPG Click image for larger version. 

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    friendly, Etienne

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    Thanks Kervyn = i thought as much that there was no logo

    In my recent trip to the famous Waterstones in London - found a very nostalgic book - Big Book of Flight


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/0593070313/ref=cm_cr_dp_see_all_btm?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending


    it had 4 pages on defunct roundels which was quite interesting - Perhaps Gerard will expand his excellent web cite and put more text into it

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    Historic Air Forces

    Sorry, Krishna, but I don't succeed to open the URL of your book

    In Gerard' website, you also have an interesting page of such ones , ; click on the last § in the title ; 'oud' (=old)

    and in THE wikipedia list ;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._and_movements

    friendly, Etienne

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Sorry, Krishna, but I don't succeed to open the URL of your book

    In Gerard' website, you also have an interesting page of such ones , ; click on the last § in the title ; 'oud' (=old)

    and in THE wikipedia list ;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._and_movements

    friendly, Etienne
    The new Website will look like this: http://www.drareg.nl/ROTWweb/index.html
    see "last update " for tje pages which are uploaded. It will take a very long time to complete it all. Sorry for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Sorry, Krishna, but I don't succeed to open the URL of your book

    In Gerard' website, you also have an interesting page of such ones , ; click on the last § in the title ; 'oud' (=old)

    and in THE wikipedia list ;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._and_movements

    friendly, Etienne

    Kervyn - no prob - send me your email id - i will scan the pages and send them to you if that helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerard View Post
    The new Website will look like this: http://www.drareg.nl/ROTWweb/index.html
    see "last update " for tje pages which are uploaded. It will take a very long time to complete it all. Sorry for that.
    Gerard - the english version is very welcome - some amount of text will be even more appealing
    Last edited by Krishna_j; 24th August 2013 at 17:49. Reason: spelling

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    Kervyn - no prob - send me your email id
    No problem; click on my name ; >> send Email, & you can do it straight...

    my first name is Etienne ,, friendly

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    Sierra Leone... (post 158 in Small A/F thread #16..)

    One more 'historic' A/F ???
    Sierra Leone ....
    thanks for your pics, Greg...
    their Puma seems to be a military one, BUT when was taken that picture ? (photo # 220109... in which site ??)

    I'm afraid the SLAF is now an HISTORIC one ; found in Wikipedia (last modified on 25 May 2013) :

    The Republic of Sierra Leone Air Force was merged with the other services to form the RSL Armed Forces from 2002. Sierra Leone has a very small air component with a limited offensive capability. The status of its equipment is unknown, but the aircraft are not operable

    to deduct from THE AFM poster ?? ??

    friendly, Etienne

    meanwhile..... see the post # 164 ! with thanks to Archangelski...!


    and post # 168 !!!!!
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    Hi Etienne

    just heard that the new version of John Cochrane's book on Roundels of the world will be released as a single volume by Crecy instead of the split 2 volume planned

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    Thanks for the info !! ,.............. and ;
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    But my main 'roundel' problem was - & remains - 'a' Chad one !! see posts 757 & 768 in :http://forum.keypublishing.com/showt...read-16/page26

    friendly, Etienne

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Thanks for the info !! ,.............. and ;
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    But my main 'roundel' problem was - & remains - 'a' Chad one !! see posts 757 & 768 in :http://forum.keypublishing.com/showt...read-16/page26

    friendly, Etienne
    with the Chad roundel the blue part is facing the fuselage, The Czech roundel, the blue is facing forward.

    I did a color corection on the pic and its realy yellow (The Herc in the background is white!), the blue facing the fuselage so it Chad alright

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    lets dig this thread up once again:

    An old Egyptian one. Found on Wikipedia!

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    it's an excellent idea, GERARD....!

    let's continue with..... 'SAO TOME & PRINCIPE" ;

    till now I remain convinced this roundel was never used ;
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    &, nearly 10 years ago somebody else wrote (fm flagspot.net ) ;

    Unknown Air Force symbols

    According to [cos98], reports (without an image) that only recently small number of aircraft was obtained and «there are reports of those being marked with a roundel version of the national flag: red, yellow and green with two black stars». I quite familliar with [cos98]’s phrase «there are reports» so I will consider those “reports” with utmost caution. What I have learned from the Russian Aviation site is that the «small number of aircrafts» is extacly one An-32. My guess that it fly with civil markings and maybe national flag as fin flash, but until someone will be there and take a photo of it, we will still be in the dark.
    Dov Gutterman, 16 Jun 2004
    impatient to know YOUR opinions...

    friendly, Etienne

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    AFAIK the Defense Forces don't have any aircraft. I wonder if they even had some in the past. So, the roundel is interesting but probably never used.
    I vaguely remember an article which said that members of the defense forces used to fly with this airliner between the islands.

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    Question A new Dutch low-viz roundel ?


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    DUBAI roundel !

    see post # 900 in ;http://forum.keypublishing.com/showt...read-16/page30


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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    the grey low-vis is not that new.
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    I think that I have to redraw my roundel.

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    DUBAI roundel..

    Sorry, J.V. I forgot your pic in post # 58 (p 2) of the thread 'Small A/F # 16 ' (found again thanks to Google) ;
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    .................................................. .....WERE did you find this photo ?? (just to have a detail-view of the roundel !!! )


    friendly yours,

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    ...WERE did you find this photo ?? (just to have a detail-view of the roundel !!! )


    friendly yours,

    Etienne
    Image along with others at following link.

    http://exoticairforces.blogspot.co.u...-emirados.html

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    many thanks, TEEJ, for your reply, & the many interesting 'exotic' views !!!

    friendly, Etienne

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    many thanks, TEEJ, for your reply, & the many interesting 'exotic' views !!!

    friendly, Etienne
    No problem, Etienne.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Sorry, J.V. I forgot your pic in post # 58 (p 2) of the thread 'Small A/F # 16 ' (found again thanks to Google) ;
    .....WERE did you find this photo ?? (just to have a detail-view of the roundel !!! )
    friendly yours,

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    Sorry Etienne, I'm a little late on this thread but TEEJ was there.

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    Canada (old) :



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    Thanks, J.V., for that old Canadian roundel ;
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    Roundel used on upper wings and fuselage of non-camouflaged aircraft 1946-1948.
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    Another 'low-viz' one !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Thanks, J.V., for that old Canadian roundel ;
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    friendly, Etienne
    same for New Zealand

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    Norway Low-viz

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    The high visible Brazilian variations

    Air Force:
    Two types of roundel, fat and small inner circle.
    Finflash is green yellow. The GREEN part is always to the front of the aircraft
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    btw: The air force also uses low vis variations!

    Army:
    Roundel; a sword covered with standing oval shape. white green yellow blue with the southern cross in the blue
    Finflash is the same as air force
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    Navy
    Roundel: three circles, green yellow blue
    Finflash: green yellow blue with the BLUE always to front of aircraft
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    Gerard,
    thanks for all these variations of Brazilian roundels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KERVYN View Post
    Thanks, J.V., for that old Canadian roundel ;
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    friendly, Etienne
    And, always in Canada, these "all red" ones : (only one year of existence and only on VIP aircraft in 1967)


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