Set of 8 Model Air colors in 17ml. developed to paint the aircraft of the aviation division of the Japanese Imperial Navy (IJN) for aircraft embarked on carriers as well as land based, used in the war with China during the years previous to the attack on Pearl Harbor (December 1941) and the subsequent entry into the WWII conflict until August 1945.
IJN Dark Black Green (FS 34052): Upper surface color applied in one coat only on Ash Grey/Médium Grey on lower surface or natural metal. Used on Mitsubishi and other makes of aircraft. IJN Black Green (FS 34077): Upper surface color applied in one coat only on Ash Grey/Medium Grey on lower surface or natural metal. Common on “Zeros” produced by Nakajima and all kinds of aircraft of other manufacturers. IJN Deep Dark Green (FS 34058): Upper surface color applied in one coat only on Medium Grey on lower surface or natural metal. Planes manufactured by Kawanishi, Aichi, etc. IJN Medium Brown (FS 30122): Upper surface color combined with Dark Black Green/Black Green on Ash Grey/Medium Grey on lower surface, on bombers and hidro-planes in Chinese and Pacific theaters of operations until the middle of the war. IJN Ash Grey (FS 36350): Color used until 1942/43 for most embarked aircraft on all surfaces or combined with Dark Black Green/Black Green for the upper part. IJN Medium Grey (FS 36375): Color for lower part or all surfaces, combined with any of the green shades of the upper part. Fabric control surfaces. Aluminium (FS 37178): On IJN aircraft, the partial or total absence of camouflage in prewar years and at the end of the war is habitual. “Aotake” Translucent Blue: Translucent laquer, a protector applied on the interior parts of metallic structures (fuselage, cockpit, etc.).