Blood Red Skies: Vallejo Paints Sets RAF

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These Vallejo paint sets for British WW2 aircraft give you an extremely accurate palette for your Blood Red Skies squadrons.

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Vallejo Model Air is pre-thinned for application by airbrush, although depending on your setup you may find you need to add a little thinner or flow improver. With pigments that are ground more finely than most paints, they are also the perfect blend for modellers who prefer to brush paint.

RAF Colours Special “Battle of Britain”

Paint set of 8 colours in 17 ml. for painting the RAF fighter aircraft which participated in the most famous air battle of all time, “The Battle of Britain”, from the beginning in July 1940 to the final phase or “Night Blitz” in May 1941.

Contents:

Dark Earth (BS 450): Combined with Dark Green and other colours, camouflage for the upper surface, used since 1937 and during the entire war on all types of aircraft and fronts.
Dark Green (BS 241): Combined with Dark Earth or other colours for camouflage of the upper surface, used since 1937 and during the entire war on all types of aircraft and fronts.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Lower colour introduced in June 1940 for all kinds of aircraft and daytime use (RAF & FAA); also used for tactical markings, numbers and identification.
Eau de Nil “Duck Egg Green” (BS 216): Lower colour alternative for Sky Type S, much used at the beginning of the war for fighters and bombers with “Temperate Land” camouflage schemes, also for tactical markings.
No. 1 Sky Blue “Duck Egg Blue” (BS 101): Lower colour alternative to Sky Type S, at beginning of the war in fighters and bombers with the colour scheme “Temperate Land”, Coastal Command and tactical markings.
Night Black (BS 642): Lower parts of aircraft for daytime use combined with White and/or Aluminum or Sky Type S, from 1937 to April 1941. All lower surfaces of all kinds of aircraft for night use during the entire war.
Interior Grey-Green (BS 283): Interior Colour commonly used mostly on interior structures, cockpits and crew compartments on all types of aircraft of the RAF & FAA.
Interior Grey-Green (FS 34373): Colour variation for interior colour BS 283, used on interior structures, cockpits and crew compartments on all types of aircraft of the RAF & FAA.

 

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RAF Colours Desert Scheme & MTO 1940-1945

Paint set of 8 colours in 17ml. developed for painting of all types of RAF aircraft with the color patterns “Tropical Land Scheme”, “Desert Scheme”, “Special Coastal Scheme”, etc. from June 1940 until the end of the War, in North Africa and the Mediterranean theatre.

Contents:

Dark Earth (BS 450): Colour of the upper surface at the beginning of the conflict and “Tropical Land Scheme”, “Desert Scheme”, combined with Dark Green, Middle Stone or Light Earth. From 1940 until the end of the war.
Dark Green (BS 241): Colour of the upper surface at the beginning of the conflict and scheme “Tropical Land Scheme”, combined with Dark Earth, Middle Stone or Light Earth. From June 1940 to the end of 1941.
Sky Blue (FS 35550): Colour of the lower surface at the beginning of the conflict June/July 1940 until the end of 1941, combined with Dark Earth and Middle Stone.
Middle Stone (BS 362): Colour for the upper surface of “Tropical Land Scheme” and “Desert Scheme”, replacing Dark Green. From the beginning of 1941 until the end of the war.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Colour of the lower surface at the beginning of the conflict (June/July 1940) until the end of that year, as well as for special patterns for aircraft based on Malta.
Dark Mediterranean Blue (FS 35050): Colour for the upper surface of scheme “Special Coastal” combined with Light Mediterranean Blue. For aircraft based on Malta for all kinds of special maritime operations.
Light Mediterranean Blue (FS 35117): Colour for the upper surface of scheme “Special Coastal” combined with Dark Mediterranean Blue. For aircraft based on Malta for all kinds of special maritime operations. Also alternative lower section colour Azure Blue.
Azure Blue (FS 35231): Lower surface colour of most aircraft of all types for North African and Mediterranean Theater of Operations starting at the end of 1940/beginning 1941 until the end of the war.

 

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RAF Colours Coastal Command 1939-1945

Paint Set of 8 colours in 17 ml. for painting the aircraft of the RAF Coastal Command, for land-based aircraft as well as for seaplanes, from 1939 until the end of the war.

Contents:

Dark Earth (BS 450): Colour for the upper surface, combined with Dark Green (Temperate Sea Scheme), from 1939 to 1941, used on land-based aircraft, for all kinds of missions.
Dark Green (BS 241): Colour for the upper surface of the plane, combined with Dark Green (Temperate Sea Scheme), from 1939 to 1941, used on land-based aircraft, for all kinds of missions.
Extra Dark Sea Grey (BS 640): Colour for the upper surface, combined with Dark Slate Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) from July 1941 until the end of the war, or by itself (1944-45), for all types of aircraft and missions.
Dark Slate Grey (BS 634): Colour for the upper surface, combined with Extra Dark Sea Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme), from July 1941 until the end of the war for all types of planes and missions.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Colour for the lower surface, with Dark Earth/Dark Green o Extra Dark Sea Grey/Dark Slate Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) on the upper part from 1939 until the end of the war. Also used for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes.
Sky Blue (FS 35550): Colour for the lower surface, combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green or Extra Dark Sea Grey/Dark Slate Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) on the upper part from 1939 to 1941.
Night Black (BS 642): Colour for the lower surface combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green on the upper surface (Temperate Sea Scheme) or Extra Dark Sea Grey/Dark Slate Grey, from September 1940 to June 1941.
White (FS 37875): Colour for the lower surface and sides combined with Extra Dark Sea Grey/Dark Slate Grey on the upper surface (Temperate Sea Scheme). From July 1941 until the end of the war.

 

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RAF Colours Day Fighters 1941-1945 & P.R.U.

Paint set of 8 Model Air colours in 17 ml. for painting the RAF Day Fighter aircraft from August 1941 until the end of the War, as well as the HF Interceptors (High Fighters). The set also includes colours for the PRU (Photographic Reconnaissance Unit) aircraft.

Contents:

Ocean Grey (BS 629): Upper surface camouflage scheme for day fighters (Temperate Land) combined with Dark Green, used from 1941 until the end of the war.
Dark Green (BS 241): Upper surface camouflage scheme for day fighters (Temperate Land) combined with Ocean Grey, used from 1941 until the end of the war.
Medium Sea Grey (BS 637): Lower surface colour scheme for day fighters (Temperate Land) combined with Dark Green/Ocean Grey, used since 1941 until the end of the war and for upper surface fighters HF fighters combined with PRU Blue.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Tactical markings, numbers and identification, as well as propeller cones.
P.R.U. Blue (BS 636): General colour for Photographic Reconnaissance Units (PRU) of medium and high altitudes. Also used for the lower part of HF fighters.
P.R.U. Pink (FS 31668): General colour for Photographic Reconnaissance Units (PRU) of medium and low altitudes.
Night Black (BS 642): Invasion stripes alternating with the colour White, for the fuselage and both sides of the central part of the wings. Used before and during “D” day and the invasion of Normandy.
White (FS 37875): Invasion stripes alternating with the colour Night Black, for the fuselage and both sides of the wings. Used before and during “D” day and the invasion of Normandy.

 

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RAF Colours SEAC (Air Command South East Asia) 1942-1945

Paint set of 8 Model Air colours in 17 ml. for painting all models of aircraft of the RAF in the SEAC (Air Command South East Asia) based in the British colonies in the Far East.

Contents:

Dark Earth (BS 450): Upper surface colour, combined with Dark Green. From 1941 until the end of the war.
Dark Green (BS 241): Upper surface colour combined with Dark Earth or Ocean Grey. From 1941 until the end of the war.
Ocean Grey (BS 629): Upper surface colour combined with Dark Green. From 1942 until the end of the war.
Medium Sea Grey (BS 637): Lower surface colour combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green or Ocean Grey/Dark Green on the upper surface from 1942 until the end of the war. Also used for numbers and codes.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Lower surface colour, combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green on the upper surface from 1941 until 1943. Also used for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes.
Sky Blue (FS 35550): Lower surface colour combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green on the upper surface starting in 1941 until the beginning of 1942. Also used for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes.
Night Black (BS 642): Lower surface colour together with Sky Type S or Sky Blue, combined with Dark Earth/Dark Green on the upper surface (Temperate Land Scheme) from 1941 until beginning 1942.
White (FS 37875): Color for the theater of operation identification stripes on the fuselage and wing surfaces, also used for numbers and codes.

 

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FAA (Fleet Air Arm) Colours 1939-1945

Paint set of 8 Model Air colours in 17 ml. for painting aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) of the British fleet, for land-based aircraft as well as for aircraft, British or American, embarked on carriers from 1939 until the end of the War.

Contents:

Extra Dark Sea Grey (BS 640): Upper surface colour combined with Dark Slate Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) from 1937 until the end of the war, for all types of aircraft and missions.
Dark Slate Grey (BS 634): Upper surface colour combined with Dark Sea Grey (Temperate Sea Scheme) from the end of 1937 until the end of the war, for all types of aircraft and missions.
Dark Sea Grey (BS 638): Upper surface colour of the lower wing of biplanes, combined with Light Slate Grey (Shadow Scheme) until the end of 1940. For all kinds of aircraft and missions.
Light Slate Grey (BS 639): Upper surface colour of the lower biplane wings, combined with Dark Sea Grey (Shadow Scheme) until the end of 1940. For all kinds of aircraft and missions.
Sky Grey (FS 36463): Lower surface and sides, alone or combined with Night Black or Night Black/White, from 1937 until the beginning of 1941. Also used for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes.
Sky Type S (BS 210): Color used on sides and the lower surface of aircraft, from March 1941 until the end of the war, also for numbers, codes and fuselage stripes.
Night Black (BS 642): Lower colour combined with Sky Grey/White from October 1939 to February 1940, with Sky Grey from November 1940 to January 1941, or only by itself in different periods for special night missions.
White (FS 37875): Colour used for lower surface and lateral sections of the plane starting in 1942 for anti-submarine missions or ASW.

 

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Decals

Further enhance the accuracy of your aircraft by using these convenient waterslide decal sheets:

 

 

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Dogfighting in the Blood Red Skies

Packed with everything you need to play this fast-paced air combat game, the Blood Red Skies starter set does what it says on the tin. Plus once started you’ll have the extra rules to introduce the play cards that really bring your fighter aircraft to life, allowing you to fly them just as they would have been by the Ace’s of WW2!

Blood Red Skies Starter Set

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