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Fettster 4229 Jul 2012 8:53 a.m. PST

I am painting up a Stuka to support my FoW DAK and I have used Vallejo 876 Brown Sand as this is recommended as the equivalent to RLM79, but it just looks wrong, even with a bit of lightening.

What Vallejo colours do others use for RLM79, and what about RLM78 for the underside?

And if I do a second Stuka for my Italians, would that be in Luftwaffe colours or Italian colours. Anyone point me to some pictures, my search-fu has failed me on this.

Guthroth29 Jul 2012 9:59 a.m. PST

Your google-fu is weak indeed ….

Rearching for 'regia aeronautica stuka' or 'italian stuka' images brings up a few images all of which appear to be mainly green.

Willy the Rat29 Jul 2012 10:02 a.m. PST
Wings Palette is a easy starting point.

Fettster 4229 Jul 2012 10:45 a.m. PST

My google-fu is weak. But I didn't think of searching for regio aeronautica, which has thrown up lots of results! Doh!

thejoker Inactive Member29 Jul 2012 11:34 a.m. PST


Most colour images for the Stuka are of plastic models. Contemporary images tend to be in B/W

thejoker Inactive Member29 Jul 2012 11:42 a.m. PST

Italian Stukas over Malta

Fettster Inactive Member29 Jul 2012 2:40 p.m. PST

Thanks the joker, great articles,but now back to my primary query, what vallejo paint for the desert luftwaffe stuka?

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2012 6:17 a.m. PST

There is a Stuka in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago that was captured in North Africa


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