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U.S. NAVY

1940

8. October
effective date
14. December

Bureau of Aeronautics
SR-2b
"Specification for Naval Aircraft Insignia and Markings"

Carrier Tail Colors

Carrier Air Group Commander´s aircraft was to be identified by a diagonal Band, 14. inches (35,56cm) wide, around the fuselage in the color of the carrier group.

Single solid
(Complete Empennage)
Color Carrier
Lemon Yellow ANA 505
Lemon Yellow
USS Lexington
(CV-2)
White ANA 511
White
USS Saratoga
(CV-3)
Willow Green ANA 503
Willow Green
USS Ranger
(CV-4)
Insignia Red ANA 509
Insignia Red
USS Yorktown
(CV-5)
True Blue ANA 501
True Blue
USS Enterprise
(CV-6)
Black ANA 515
Black
USS Wasp
(CV-7)

Tail Colors


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