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The United States air forces used a variety of paint standard systems until 1943, when the Joint Aircraft Committee's Army-Navy Aircraft (ANA) color standards were accepted. This system provided a standard for all Army, Navy, and Royal Air Force aircraft produced in the United States.

Identifier

NASM.2014.0030

Creator

Joint Army-Navy Aircraft Committee

Date

bulk 1943-1945

Provenance

Dana Bell, Gift, 2014

Extent

0.2 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Technical manuals

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two Army-Navy Aircraft (ANA) Standard Colors books (6.5 by 5.5 inches): Army-Navy Aircraft Camouflage Standard Colors, June 1943 -June 1944; and Army-Navy Aircraft Color Standards, March 1945.

Genre/Form

Technical manuals -- 20th century

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Topics Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Airplanes

Citation

Army-Navy Aircraft Standard Colors Books, Accession 2014-0030, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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