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SteelViscount08 Jun 2015 5:38 a.m. PST

I've noticed that on some RAF aircraft, the prop bosses are painted black instead of white. Is there any particular reason for this, and which units would it have affected at what time?

Personal logo Doms Decals Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jun 2015 3:25 a.m. PST

Squadron whim as far as I'm aware – blue and red were also far from unknown – red being particularly prevalent in the Desert Air Force. I've not seen any rhyme or reason to it – it's a case of searching for a picture of the unit you want to depict.

SteelViscount10 Jun 2015 10:43 p.m. PST

Thanks, Dom! I've bought some decals from you, so pictures may soon appear!

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