Model Paint Colours

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Blue Grey Gunze Sangyo H337 Grayish Blue FS 35237 Used on the F/A-18A Hornet
Medium Grey Gunze Sangyo H308 Gray FS 36375 Used on the
Aircraft Grey Gunze Sangyo H317 Gray FS 36231 Used on the SAAB JAS 39 Gripen
Gunship Grey Gunze Sangyo H305 Gray FS 36118 Used on the SAAB JAS 39 Gripen
Dark Grey
Gunze Sangyo H333 Extra Dark Sea Gray BSC381C/640 Used on the Dassault Rafale B
Medium Grey Gunze Sangyo H335 Medium Sea Gray BSC381C/637 Used on the Dassault Rafale B
  

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Interior Green I don't remember the formula for this. Used on the:
Tamiya XF-71 Cockpit Green (IJN) Used on the:
Dark Earth Gunze Sangyo H72 Dark Earth Used on the:
Dark Green Gunze Sangyo H73 Dark Green Used on the:
Sky Type S Gunze Sangyo H74 Sky (Duck Egg Green) Used on the:
Midstone AeroMaster 1115 U.K. Midstone Used on the:
Azure AeroMaster 1116 U.K. Azure  Used on the:
Medium Sea Grey Gunze Sangyo H335 Medium Sea Gray BS381C/637 Used on the:
Ocean Grey Gunze Sangyo H75 Dark Sea Gray Used on the:

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Interior Blue-Grey Tamiya XF-63 German Grey Used on the Dewotine D.520.
Dark Blue-Grey AeroMaster 1100 Used on the Dewotine D.520.
Light Blue-Grey AeroMaster 1101 Used on the Dewotine D.520.
Khaki AeroMaster 1102 Used on the Dewotine D.520.
Brown AeroMaster 1103 Used on the Dewotine D.520.

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
RLM 02 - RLM Grey Gunze Sangyo H70 RLM Grey 02 Used on German aircraft as required.
RLM 04 - Yellow Gunze Sangyo H24 Orange Yellow Used on the:
RLM 21 - White Gunze Sangyo H11 White Used on German aircraft as required.
RLM 22 - Black Gunze Sangyo H12 Black Used on German aircraft as required.
RLM 23 - Red Gunze Sangyo H3 Red Used on the:
RLM 24 - Dark Blue    
RLM 25 - Light Green Lifecolour UA 055 FS *24115 Bright Green RLM 25 Used on the Bf 109G-10 (Erla)
RLM 26 - Brown    
RLM 27 - Yellow    
RLM 41 - Grey    
RLM 65 - Light Blue Gunze H67 RLM65 Light Blue Used on the:
RLM 66 - Black-Grey Tamiya XF-63 German Grey Used on German aircraft interiors as required.
Gunze H416 RLM66 Black-Grey Used on the Do 217E-5.
RLM 68 - Light Olive Green I don't remember the formula for this. Used on the Avia S-199.
RLM 70 - Black-Green Gunze Sangyo H65 RLM 70 Used on the:
Also used on German aircraft propellers and spinners as required.
RLM 71 - Dark Green Gunze Sangyo H64 RLM 71 Used on the:
RLM 72 - Green Xtracrylix XA1222 Grün RLM 72 Used on the Do 217E-5.
RLM 73 - Green Xtracrylix XA1223 Grün RLM 73 Used on the Do 217E-5.
RLM 74 - Grey-Green Gunze Sangyo H68 RLM 74 Used on the:
RLM 75 - Grey-Violet Gunze Sangyo H69 RLM 75 Used on the Bf 109G-14/AS.
Gunze Sangyo H69 RLM 75 plus a dash of Red. The red gives the paint the distinctive violet hue.
Used on the:
RLM 76 - Light Blue I don't remember the formula for this - I think I've got it written down somewhere. I made this in a large batch of 6 or so bottles. Used on the:
Gunze Sangyo H417 RLM 76 Light Blue Used on the:
RLM 77 - Light Grey
   
RLM 78 - Light Blue
   
RLM 79 - Sand Yelow
   
RLM 80 - Olive Green
Aeromaster 1030 RLM 80 Olivegrun  
RLM 81 - Brown-Violet  Tamiya mix: 
5*XF-10 Flat Brown 
4*XF-63 German Grey 
2*XF-61 Dark Green 
1*XF-9 Hull Red 
1*XF-1 Flat Black
Used on the Me 163B-1a.
Gunze Sangyo mix: 
6*H304 Olive Drab 
3*H12 Black 
2*H13 Red
This mix was intended to duplicate the above Tamiya mix colour using Gunze Sangyo. I think it achieved this.
Used on the Ta 152H-1.
Gunze Sangyo H421 RLM81 Brown Violet Used on the Fw 190F-8
RLM 82 - Bright Green Gunze Sangyo H340 Field Green Used on the Ta 152H-1.
Gunze Sangyo H422 Light Green This colour is near identical to Gunze Sangyo H340 Field Green.
Used on the:
RLM 83 - Dark Green Tamiya XF-61 Dark Green Used on the Me 163B-1a.
AeroMaster 1033 "RLM 82" Used on the Bf 109G-14/AS.
Gunze Sangyo H423 Dark Green Used on the:

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Verde Anticorrosivo Aeromaster 1218 Verde Anticorrosivo Interior Green.
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Grigio Mimetico Aeromaster 1210 Grigio Mimetico, Grey I Literally "Camoflage Grey".
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Grigio Azzurro Aeromaster 1211 Grigio Azzurro, Grey II Literally "Grey Blue".
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Verde Mimetico Aeromaster 1213 Verde Mimetico, Green 2 Literally "Camoflage Green".
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Nicciola Chiaro Aeromaster 1215 Nicciola Chiaro, Sand 4 Literally "Light Chestnut".
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Giallo Mimetico Aeromaster 1216 Giallo Mimetico, Tan 4 Literally "Camoflage Yellow".
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.
Verde Oliva Aeromaster 1030 RLM 80 Olivegrun Literally "Olive Green". RLM 80 is close to the Italian colour.
Used on the Macchi C. 202 Serie III.

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Field Camouflage Brown Gunze Sangyo H43 Wood Brown Used on the Ki-44 (Pre-production)
Kawanishi Interior Green Gunze Sangyo H ??? Used on the N1K1-Ja
Kawasaki Interior Brown Gunze Sangyo H66 RLM 79 Sandy Brown Used on the:
Nakajima Interior Green Gunze Sangyo H54 Khaki Green Used on the:
Interior Metallic Blue Green Gunze Sangyo H63 Metallic Blue Green Used on the:
Nakajima Propellor Colour Gunze Sangyo H319 Light Green Used on the Ki-84
IJA Green Gunze Sangyo H60 IJA Green Used on the:
IJA Yellow Green 7 Gunze Sangyo H78 Olive Drab (2) with over spray of H304 Olive Drab FS34087 Used on the Ki-100-I Ko
IJA Grey Gunze Sangyo H62 IJA Grey Used on the:
IJA Propellor Colour Gunze Sangyo H ??? Used on the:
Unknown ratio mix of Tamiya XF-1 Black and Gunze Sangyo H47 Red Brown Used on the Ki-44 II Hei
IJA Orange Yellow Gunze Sangyo H ??? Used on the:
IJA Yellow Gunse Sangyo H ??? Used on the Ki-100-I Ko
Gunze Sangyo H329 Yellow FS13538 Used on the Ki-44 II Hei
IJN Green Gunze Sangyo H59 IJN Green Used on the N1K1-Ja
IJN Grey Tamiya XF-12 J.N. Grey Used on the N1K1-Ja

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Bell Green Lifecolour UA 055 Bright Green RLM 25 Used on the P-39N.
This should have been UA 008 Medium Green 42.
Primer Yellow Gunze Sangyo H34 Creame Yellow Used on the P-51A
Zinc-Chromate Green Gunze Sangyo mix:
2*H320 Dark Green
1*H37 Wood Brown
Used on the SBD-2.
41 Olive Drab Gunze Sangyo H52 Olive Drab (1) Used on the:
41 Olive Drab (faded) Gunze Sangyo H304 Olive Drab FS 34087 Used on the P-51A.
42 Medium Green    
43 Neutral Grey Gunze Sangyo H53 Neutral Gray Used on the:
USN Light Grey ANA 602 Gunze Sangyo H325 Gray FS 26440 Used on the SBD-2.
USN Blue Grey Gunze Sangyo H337 Grayish Blue FS 35237 Used on the SBD-2.
US Equivalent RAF Dark Green Gunze Sangyo H52 Olive Drab (1) Used on the Hellcat Mk. I
US Equivalent RAF Dark Sea Grey Gunze Sangyo H53 Neutral Gray Used on the Hellcat Mk. I
US Equivalent RAF Interior Green Gunze Sangyo H312 Green FS 34227 Used on the:
US Equivalent RAF Sky Gunze Sangyo H74 Sky (Duck Egg Green) Used on the Hellcat Mk. I

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Colour Paint Mix Comment
Interior Grey Gunze Sangyo H67 RLM 65 Light Blue Used on the MiG 3
Tamiya XF-65 Field Grey Used on the Yak 3
Gunze Sangyo H62 IJA Grey Used on the LaGG 3
Gunze Sangyo H82 Dark Grey (1)
Used on the:
MK-7 White Gunze Sangyo H11 White Used on the MiG 3
AII Blue Gunze Sangyo H323 Light Blue Underside Blue.
Used on the MiG 3
Gunze Sangyo mix:
H323 Light Blue with a touch of H11 White
Used on the LaGG 3
AII Green Gunze Sangyo H340 Field Green Used on the:
AII Black Gunze Sangyo H12 Black Used on the MiG 3
Tamiya XF-69 NATO Black Used on the LaGG 3
AII Dark Green Gunze Sangyo H59 IJN Green Used on the LaGG 3
AII Light Brown    
AII Brown    
AII Aluminium    
AMT-1 Light Brown    
AMT-4 Green    
AMT-6 Black    
AMT-7 Blue Gunze Sangyo mix:
1*H323 Light Blue
1*H11 White
Underside Blue.
Used on the:

AMT-11 Grey-Blue Gunze Sangyo H307 Gray FS 36320 Used on the Yak 3.
Gunze Sangyo H331 Dark Sea Grey
Used on the:
AMT-12 Dark-Grey Gunze Sangyo mix:
2*H65 RLM 70
3*H331 Dark Sea Grey
Used on the Yak 3.
Gunze Sangyo H333 Extra Dark Sea Grey
Used on the: