Re: US colors

Bill Shatzer (
Fri, 19 Jan 1996 00:32:12 -0800

>Question for the pundits. . . .
>Concerning the US roundels on French made planes, ie. Nieuports and SPADs.
>Were the colors of the roundels US National colors, deep red and blue,
>Or, were they the softer French colors?
>How about the proportions, With the larger center as the French or the
>smaller center as the British?

The concensus seems to be that 'twas generally French proportions,
French colors for French aircraft (including the Nieuport 28) and
British proportions, maybe French, maybe British colors for British


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