Blood Red Skies: Vallejo Paints Sets US Aircraft

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These Vallejo paint sets for United States WW2 aircraft will lend your Blood Red Skies squadrons that extra level of authenticity.

Vallejo Paint Sets: United States Aircraft

 

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.

US Navy & USMC Colors WWII 1940-1945

Set of 8 17ml Model Air colours, for painting the main camouflage patterns of most of the US NAVY & USMC aircraft used in WWII.

Contents:

M-485 Blue Gray (FS 35189): Colour used for the upper surface, combined with M-496, since August 1941 to the beginning of 1943.
M-495 Light Gray (FS 36357): Monochromatic colour scheme for all aircraft surfaces starting December 1940 until summer 1941 and for lower surfaces, combined with M-485, starting August 1941 until January 1943.
ANA 601 Insignia White (FS 37875): Colour used for numbers, insignias, etc. during the entire War. For lower surfaces, a tricolour scheme (ANA 607/ANA 608/ANA 601) was used from January 1943 to June 1944. Lower surface and sides colour scheme ASW I & II Atlantic Zone.
ANA 607 NS Sea Blue (FS 35042): Upper surface tricolour scheme (ANA 607/ANA 608/ANA 601), from January 1943 until June 1944.
ANA 608 Intermediate Blue (FS 35164): Side fuselage tricolour scheme (ANA 607/ANA 608/ANA 601), from January 1943 until June 1944.
ANA 620 Light Gull Gray (FS 36440): Side fuselage colour scheme ASW I Atlantic Zone(ANA 621/ANA 620/ANA 601), from January 1943 until the end of the war.
ANA 621 Dark Gull Gray (FS 36231): Upper surface colour scheme ASW I & II Atlantic Zone (ANA 621/ANA 620/ANA 601), from January 1943 until the end of the war.
ANA 623 Glossy Sea Blue (FS 15042): Monochromatic colour scheme for all aircraft surfaces from June 1944 until the end of the war. This colour is the same as ANA 607 but with a gloss finish.

 

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US Army Air Corps European Theater Operations (E.T.O.) WWII

Set of 8 17ml Model Air colours, for painting the main camouflage patterns of most of the US ARMY AIR CORPS aircraft deployed in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) during WWII.

Contents:

N. 41 Olive Drab: Due to the large stock available, this colour was used before and during the entire War on the upper surfaces of all kinds of US ARMY aircraft.
N. 43 Neutral Gray (FS 36173): Due to the large stock available, this colour was used before and during the entire War on the lower surfaces of all kinds of US ARMY aircraft.
ANA 603 Sea Gray (FS 36118): Colour which replaced N.43 Neutral Gray beginning in 1942 according to the new norm ANA. The large stock of N.43 available resulted in both colours coexisting during the War.
ANA 611 Interior Green (FS 34151): Standard colour in most cockpits and crew areas during the entire War.
ANA 612 Medium Green (FS 34092): Colour used occasionally on N. 41/ANA 613 in the form of irregular patches to break the outline the profile of the aircraft. Principally used for bombers.
ANA 613 Olive Drab (FS 34088): Colour which substituted for N. 41 Olive Drab starting in 1942, in accordance with the new ANA guidelines. The large quantity available of N.41 caused both colours to coexist.
Zinc Chromate Yellow: Basic primer employed in the aeronautic industry to protect the interior and exterior structure.
Aluminium: At the beginning of 1944, the obligation to paint the aircraft was abolished, and planes left the factory in natural, unpainted metal.

 

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US Army Air Corps China-Burma-India (CBI) Pacific Theater WWII

Set of 8 17ml Model Air colours, developed for painting the camouflage patterns of most of the aircraft of the US ARMY AIR CORPS deployed in the China/Burma/India (CBI) Theater of Operations, as well as in the Pacific Campaign during WWII.

Contents:

Curtiss Brown DuPont: Upper surface colour combined with Curtiss Green, manufactured by DuPont according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in the UK and deployed by USAAF.
Curtiss Green DuPont: Upper surface colour combined with Curtiss Brown manufactured by DuPont according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in the UK and deployed by USAAF.
Curtiss Gray DuPont: Lower surface colour combined with Curtiss Green and Curtiss Brown manufactured by DuPont according to RAF specifications for aircraft based in the UK and deployed by USAAF.
N. 43 Neutral Gray (FS 36173): Due to the large stocks available, this colour was used before and during the entire War for lower surfaces on all types of US Army aircraft.
ANA 611 Interior Green (FS 34151): Standard colour for most cockpits and crew areas throughout the entire war.
ANA 612 Medium Green (FS 34092): Color used occasionally on N. 41/ANA 613 in the form of irregular patches to break the outline the profile of the aircraft. Principally used for bombers.
ANA 613 Olive Drab (FS 34088): Color which substituted for colour N. 41 Olive Drab, starting in 1942 according to the new ANA specification. Due to the large stock of N. 41 available, both tones coexisted during the War.
Aluminium: At the beginning of 1944, the obligation to paint the aircraft was abolished, and planes left the factory in natural, unpainted metal.

 

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US Army Air Corps Mediterranean Theater Operations (MTO) WWII

Set of 8 17ml Model Air colours, developed for painting the camouflage patterns of most of the US ARMY AIR CORPS aircraft deployed in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) during WWII.

Contents:

N. 41 Olive Drab: Due to the large stock available this colour was used before and during the entire war on the upper surfaces of all types of US ARMY aircraft.
N. 43 Neutral Gray (FS 36173): Colour used before and during the War, owing to the great quantity of stock available, on lower surfaces of all kinds of aircraft in the US ARMY.
ANA 609 Azure Blue (FS 35231): Lower colour desert pattern of the RAF, adopted by the USAAF, combined with ANA 615/ANA 617 on upper surfaces.
ANA 611 Interior Green (FS 34151): Standard colour for most cockpits and crew areas throughout the entire war.
ANA 615 Middlestone (FS 30266): Upper surface colour desert pattern combined with ANA 617 and ANA 609 on the lower part of the fuselage. Similar to RAF colours for operations in this theatre of operations.
ANA 616 Desert Sand (FS 30279): Colour developed for the USAAF for dry and desert theatres of operations. Colour was applied to the upper surface only or combined with ANA 613 Olive Drab, and lower surface N.43 Neutral Gray.
ANA 617 Dark Earth (FS 30118): Upper surface colour desert pattern, combined with ANA 615 and ANA 609 for lower surfaces, similar to the RAF colours for this theatre of operations.
Zinc Chromate Yellow: Basic primer used by the aeronautics industry to protect the interior and exterior structures.

 

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Decals

You can further enhance the accuracy of your aircraft by using these convenient waterslide decal sheets:

352nd Fighter Group Decals

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The United States in Blood Red Skies

Try the Vallejo paint sets and guides on our collection of US aircraft for Blood Red Skies.

Dogfighting in 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 Aces of WW2!

Blood Red Skies Starter Set

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