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Old 1st April 2006, 18:07
Harold Lake Harold Lake is offline
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Re: Me 262 WNr. 501232, Vol 2, p. 291


The photo is from my friend, who got it from Jim Crow (#7032). I thiink he said it was taken at Herzogenaurach. From this thread it seems pretty clear that the original German applied checker was only 1 color. Having two Me 262s with the same sort of checker pattern suggests that that was just what they wished, or alternatively, they didn't have time or the materials to finish the band with a 2nd color. Take you pick.

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