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PostPosted: 20 Apr 2018, 06:25 
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I know the SAAF under the commenwealth training scheme had tiger moths in all over trainer yellow with SAAF roundals during WW2, did we ever have the same RAF scheme of "temperate land" green/brown on upper surfaces over the yellow?

What was the scheme for the post wat tigers with the bokkie roundal, also plain all over yellow?

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PostPosted: 20 Apr 2018, 07:19 
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The following is an extract from “A Portrait of Military Aviation in Southern Africa" by Ron Belling:

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De Havilland 82A Tiger Moth

Early Tiger Moths should have been finished in the standard RAF Dark Green, Dark Earth and Yellow scheme, but in the Union overall Yellow became the standard. Before the end of WWII, C-type roundels became more common, but A roundels were the standard type, although occasionally the D type was seen. Sky Blue (SAAF ‘A’) replaced the correct Insignia Blue on a number of machines. Fuselage serial numbers were usually large, but a few aircraft retained their earlier small numbers. The usual full fin flashes were overpainted Yellow in some cases. A variety of yellows was used on different components.

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