Thursday, September 07, 2017 - 03:05 PM UTC
Hataka Hobby has released an lacquer paint set: Modern Royal Air Force paint set vol. 1
This lacquer paint set is part of Hatakas Orange and is optimised for airbrush use.
From 1990s (taking lessons from the Gulf War operations in 1990/91) the Royal Air Force expanded the use of "grey" camouflage schemes to it's ground attack and recce aircraft (including Jaguar GR1/3, Tornado GR1/4 and remaining Buccaneers) and BAe Hawk advanced trainers. Harrier fleet had not converted to "greys" until 1995, still using the famous NATO Green / Lichen Green scheme on GR5, GR7/7A and T10/12 variants. Modifications to "grey" schemes of RAF interceptors were introduced during that time, leading to Barley Grey adopted as standard overall colour of Eurofighter Typhoon force.
Contains the following colours (lacquer based paints, optimised for use with airbrush):
HTK-C217 BS Light Aircraft Grey BS381C:627, used on undersides of Tornado F3 (initial, till mid-2000s) and Phantom FGR.2 (air superiority scheme, with BS626 and BS637)
HTK-C142 Camouflage (Barley) Grey BS381C:626, used on BAe Hawk and Buccaneer (1990s, undersides), Tornado F3 (till mid-2000s, top). Also overall colour of RAF Typhoons
HTK-C141 BS Medium Sea Grey BS381C:637, used on BAe Hawk (1990s, top), Buccaneer (1990s, final scheme, top). Also on Tornado GR4 and F3 (from mid-2000s, overall)
HTK-C215 BS NATO (IRR) Green BS381C:285, used on Westland Puma (in two-green camo) and top surfaces of Harrier GR5 (1987-95), GR7/7A and T10/12 (1990-95)
HTK-C216 BS Lichen Green BS4800/12B.25, used on Westland Puma (in two-green camo) and undersides of Harrier GR5 (1987-95), GR7/7A and T10/12 (1990-95)
HTK-C214 BS Dark Camouflage Grey BS381C:629, used on Jaguars and Harriers (from 1995 till withdrawal, undersides) and Tornado GR1/4 (from 1999 till mid-2000s, also sides)
HTK-C144 BS Dark Sea Grey BS381C:638, used on top surfaces of Tornado GR1/4 (from 1999 till mid-2000s), Jaguar GR1/3 and Harrier fleet (from 1995 till withdrawal)
HTK-C058 Have Glass Grey FS36170, standard overall colour of F-35 Lightning II fleet (all variants), including the F-35B of the Royal Air Force and RN Fleet Air Arm
HTK-CS52 - Modern Royal Air Force paint set vol. 1
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