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Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
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Bomb markings and drop tank filler cap colour
Auckland, New Zealand
Joined: October 25, 2005
KitMaker: 949 posts
AeroScale: 493 posts
Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2008 - 10:36 AM UTC
Hi again,
I seem to be on a roll.
2 quick questions please.

USAAF bombs did they have any particular identifiers.IIRC a yellow band?
USSAF drop tanks were the filler caps painted rather than natural metal,again I seem to recall seeing some pictures of them being red?
Just checking before I hit the paint brush


England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: December 23, 2005
KitMaker: 6,249 posts
AeroScale: 3,270 posts
Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2008 - 11:09 AM UTC
Here you go Chris.
This is a genuine, unrestored 75gal drop tank.