Me 163B 191916 of the National Aviation Museum, Canada

Rear view, showing the tail in good detail. The mottles are large and fairly hard-edges. The swastika is black with a white outline. The Werknummer font is slightly different and smaller than usually seen. The colors appear to a black green (RLM 70 Schwarzgrün?), combined with a medium green (RLM 71 or RLM 83??) and blueish grey on the lower side (likely RLM 76). Note the paint peeling off the wing seen on the lower right.

Photo and copyright by David Brown, August 1997






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