Slug Balancer's RAF Paint Colours

Description Representation BS 381c (1945) FS 595b Comments
Aircraft Grey-green 283 34226 After 1940 Interior finish
Aluminium 37178
Army helicopter olive 220
Azure Blue 104 35231 1940-1960's Mediterranean camouflage, lower surfaces
Barley Grey 36314 BS 4800:18-B-21 Barley Grey Now known as 626 Camouflage Grey
Blue Grey 633 26044
Bright Blue 35056 Insignia
Bright Red 538 31140 Insignia
Camotint Pink 31668 1939-1945 low-level reconnaissance
Camouflage Grey 626 36314
Dark Earth 450 30118 1937-1960's Upper surfaces, Standard RAF camouflage until 1941 and Mediterranean camouflage
Dark Green 241 34079 1937-1960's Standard RAF camouflage until 1941
Dark Green 641 24064 -1975 RAF Dk Green (semi-gloss bluish)
Dark Mediterranean Blue 35109 1942 low-level reconnaissance, Mediterranean theater (Beaufort bombers)
Dark Sea Grey 638 36173 After 1939 Overside, lower wings, "shadow shading", FAA aircraft, fighter/strike upper surfaces638 Dk Sea Grey, 1975- (matt)
Dark Sea Grey 638 26173 -1975 (semigloss)
Dark Slate Grey 634 34096 1939-1945 Maritime upper surfaces, Temperate Sea Scheme (FAA)
Deep Sky Blue 35056 1940-1945 high-altitude fighters & bombers
Desert Sand 30279 361(?) Light stone Desert Sand (1991-92)AKA Desert Pink
Duck Egg Blue 101 14325
Duck Egg Green 216 14533
Dull Roundel Blue - Oxford Blue 105 35044 1941-1946 insignia Helicopters, VIP aircraft
Dull Roundel Red 435 30109 1941-1946 insignia
Extra Dark Sea Green 34092
Extra Dark Sea Grey 640 36118 After 1939 Maritime upper surfaces, Temperate sea scheme (FAA)
Grass Green 218 14187
Grimmy white Lower surfaces on FAA aircraft, 1943 onwards
Hemp 30450 BS 2660:4-049 (early variant?)
Hemp 30450 BS 4800:10-B-21 Hemp
High Speed Aluminium 17178 Lower surfaces of jet aircraft until mid-50's
Identification White 37875 Insignia
Interior Green 34226 Interior finish Interior Grey-Green
Lichen green BS 4800:12-B-25
Light Aircraft Grey 627 36424
Light Aircraft Grey 627 36440 RAF Light Aircraft Grey
Light Earth 30257 1939-1941 Overside lower wings on biplanes "shadow shading" sceme RAF
Light Green 34172 1939-1941 Overside lower wings on biplanes "shadow shading" sceme RAF
Light Mediterranean Blue 35177 Mediterranean theater (Beaufort bombers)
Light Slate Grey 639 34159 1939-45 Maritime upper surfaces, overside, lower wings, "shadow shading' FAA aircraft
Light Stone 361
Matt black BS 4800:2-B-53 (?)
Medium Green (ANA 612) 34092
Medium Sea Grey 637 36270 After 1941 Standard RAF fighter camouflage, lower surfaces. Nightfighter
Middle Stone 362 30266 1940-1960's Mediterranean upper surfaces, with Dark Earth
NATO green 285
Night Black 642 37038 Lower Surfaces of night aircraft
NIVO 37038 1917-1937 night combat aircraft, all surfaces
Ocean Grey 629 36152 After 1941 Standard RAF fighter camouflage, upper surfaces
Olive Drab 298 34130 RN helicopter olive drab
Pale Blue 15450
PRU Blue 636 35164 1941-1960? reconnaissance. Standard recce camouflage from mid-war
PRU Mauve 27144 1943-1945 low-level reconnaissance, undersides. Early photo-recce. comouflage
PRU Pink Early photo-recce. comouflage
RAF Dk Green, 1975- (matt brownish) 641 34079
RAF Overall Camouflage Grey 629
Red Arrows Red 537 12190
Roundel Blue 110 35056 Insignia 1914-1937, after 1946
Roundel Red 138 31105 Insignia 1914-1937, after 1946
Roundel Yellow 356 33538 1937-1941 Outlines of roundels, camouflaged aircraft on fuselage only. RN helo Rescue yellow
Royal Blue 106 35044
Sky 210 34504 1940's-1960's Under surfaces, Often reffered to as Sky Type S. Lower surfaces of RAF aircraft until 1941
Sky Blue 35550
Sky Grey 36463 1939-1945 Maritime under surfaces FAA aircraft between 1938-1939
Trainer Yellow 368 33538 1937-1941 Trainer and experimental aircraftTrainer and experimental aircraft. Also referred to as Identification Yellow (used in insignia)
White 302 37778 Lower surfaces of Coastal Command aircraft