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    Kittyhawk delivery colours.

    Would anyone know what colours the early Kittyhawks were painted in when they first arrived in the UK? Photos seem to suggest they may have been in green and dark earth like the early Mustangs but any thoughts would be appreciated.
    Push enough pixels around and it'll look like an aeroplane profile.

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    Probably Dupont equivalents of DG/DE etc.

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    US versions of Dark Earth/Dark Green/Sky would be most likely, although not many Kittyhawks came directly to the Uk

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    Whoops - mods please delete.
    Last edited by Malcolm McKay; 16th July 2017 at 02:23.

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    Here's an interesting shot of Pilot WASP Betty Jane Bachman in the cockpit of a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk.
    Wonder if UK versions also came with the "BOX" ??

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    Thanks all, I know that very few were delivered but do have photos of a few of the very first batch and just wanted a second opinion.
    Push enough pixels around and it'll look like an aeroplane profile.

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    Chris, Have a look at the Canadian ones for comparison. They were diverted from UK production and delivered and flown in Temperate land Camouflage
    Last edited by DaveF68; 17th July 2017 at 08:27.

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