U.S. Aircraft Colors, 1940-1949

Color

ANA Bulletin
157/166

Federal Standard
(595a)

HTML Code

Remarks

Blue Gray



#354d57

USN Patrol Aircraft Topsides

Light Blue

501

15102

#023457


Insignia Blue

502

15044

#29333f


Light Green

503

14187

#2d6534


Olive Drab

504

14087

#3f331b


Light Yellow

505

13655

#eedd38


Orange Yellow

506

13538

#f5ab2e


International Orange

508

12197

#ba160a


Insignia Red

509

11136

#9a2e24


Insignia White

511

17875

#edf2f8


Aircraft Gray

512

16473

#9ea2a1


Engine Gray

513

16081

#3e4243


Instrument Black
(Semi-Gloss)

514

27038

#03120f


Black
(Gloss)

515

17038

#03120d


Insignia White

601

37875

#eeebe2


Light Gray

602

Not Carried Over to FS 595, combined with AN 620

#aaaca1


Sea Gray

603

36118

#3f4952


Black
(Matt)

604

37038

#03120f


Insignia Blue

605

35044

#181a26


Sea Blue
(Semi Gloss)

606

25042

#1a1f1b


Sea Blue
(Non-Specular)

607

35042

#242a36


Intermediate Blue

608

35164

#55626b


Azure Blue

609

35231

#757fa3


Interior Green

611

34151

#516534


Medium Green

612

34079

#33473e


Olive Drab

613

34087

#463a22


Orange Yellow

614

33538

#eea62d

Prop Tips

Dull Red

618

30109

#68212f


Insignia Red

619

31136

#922b22


Light Gull Gray

620

36440

#aaaca1


Dark Gull Gray

621

36231

#6f7571


Sea Blue
(Gloss)

623

15042

#141533


References:

The Official US Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide, Volume 1: 1911-1939, published by Monogram.
The Official US Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide, Volume 2: 1940-1949, published by Monogram.