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Old Mar 25, 2012, 07:47 AM
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More on the USCG Comet Waco

Scot Dobberfuhl on the CometModelAirplanes Yahoo! Group gave me a link to a page on the USCG official history site for USCG aircraft paint schemes. So, given that the pictures seem to be taken around 1937-ish, then

1936 Pre-war Navy scheme:
Fuselage: Silver
Upper wing surfaces: Chrome yellow
Lower wing surfaces: Silver
Vertical Stabilizer: Upper 1/3 blue, lower 2/3 divided into 5 stripes of red
and white
National Insignia: None
Coast Guard Insignia: Emblem with yellow anchors

This is totally consistant with the photos and the Comet plan. On closer
examination, BTW, I realized that the upper wing in one photo I have that shows
it, isn't washed out, it's covered with a canvas cover.

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