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F4U Corsair Two-Color Scheme Color Profile and Paint Guide

F4U Corsair Two-Color Scheme Color Profile and Paint Guide

Paint guide courtesy of Tamiya's F4U-1 kit

Paint Chart Against Different Standards

Akan AKI Gunze Humbrol Tamiya Testors Vallejo
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 1943 and Earlier
          2055
4847
 
Nonspecular Light Gray M-495 1943 and Earlier
73051 2057       4787  

Paint Chart by Color Match with Scale Fade

Akan AKI Gunze Humbrol Tamiya Testors Vallejo
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 1943 and Earlier
          2055
4847
 
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 7% Scale Fade
             
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 10% Scale Fade
             
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 15% Scale Fade
        AS25    
Nonspecular Blue-Gray M-485 25% Scale Fade
        AS26    
Akan AKI Gunze Humbrol Tamiya Testors Vallejo
Nonspecular Light Gray
73051 2057       4787  
Nonspecular Light Gray 7% Scale Fade
          4787  
Nonspecular Light Gray 10% Scale Fade
  0732          
Nonspecular Light Gray 15% Scale Fade
  0732 H338
C338
       
Nonspecular Light Gray 25% Scale Fade
    H338
C338
       
  • The colors in the page-width bars are produced from digital measurements taken from published color standards and their calculated scale derivatives. For a list of the standards that we use, visit our Color Reference Section.
  • Colors that come closest to matching their respective standard or derivative color are displayed with their own color and identification.
  • Colors with a white background either have not yet been tested for match-up.
  • Color tables are subject to change without warning as new data is evaluated.
  • Silver and Bare Metal colors can be selected here: Bare Metal Color Charts
  • Cockpit color charts can be found here: Cockpit Color Charts

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