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Army-Navy Aeronautical (ANA) Color Comparison w/Equivalents Table

ANA Nr
Luster
Name
Color
Equivalents
501
Gloss
True Blue
Pre-1943
 
FS 25193
 
Gloss
True Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 15102
502
Gloss
Insignia Blue
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Insignia Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 15044
503
Gloss
Willow Green
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Willow Green
1943 and later
 
FS 14187
504
Gloss
Olive Drab
Pre-1943
 
FS 33070
USN Green 2A
 
Gloss
Olive Drab
1943 and later
 
FS 14087
505
Gloss
Lemon Yellow
Pre-1943
 
RLM 27 (Ullmann)
 
Gloss
Lemon Yellow
1943 and later
 
FS 13655
506
Gloss
Orange Yellow
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Orange Yellow
1943 and later
 
FS 13538
507
Gloss
Aircraft Cream
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Aircraft Cream
1943 and later
 
FS 13594
508
Gloss
Int'l Orange
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Int'l Orange
1943 and later
 
FS 12197
509
Gloss
Insignia Red
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Insignia Red
1943 and later
 
FS 11136
510
Gloss
Maroon
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Maroon
1943 and later
 
FS 10075
511
Gloss
Insignia White
Pre-1943
 
FS 27885
RAL 9010
 
Gloss
Insignia White
1943 and later
 
FS 17875
RAL 9003
512
Gloss
Aircraft Gray
Pre-1943
 
FS 26373
 
Gloss
Aircraft Gray
1943 and later
 
BSC 676
FS 16473
513
Gloss
Engine Gray
Pre-1943
 
BSC 671
RLM 66 (Eagle Edition)
 
Gloss
Engine Gray
1943 and later
 
FS 16081
RLM 66 (Eagle Edition)
514
Gloss
Instrument Black
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Instrument Black
1943 and later
 
FS 27038
515
Gloss
Black
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Black
1943 and later
 
FS 17038
516
Gloss
Strata Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 15045
601
Matt
Insignia White
Pre-1943
 
FS 17860
 
Gloss
Insignia White
1943 and later
 
FS 37873
RAL 9003
602
Matt
Light Gray
Pre-1943
 
FS 36307
 
Matt
Light Gray
1943 and later
 
FS 36306
603
Matt
Sea Gray
Pre-1943
 
BSC 638
RAL 7012
 
Matt
Sea Gray
1943 and later
 
BSC 632
FS 36118
RAL 7030
604
Matt
Black
Pre-1943
 
BSC 642
FS 37030
QM 3-1 Black 44
USN #4 Deck Gray 20
 
Matt
Black
1943 and later
 
BSC 642
FS 37038
QM 3-1 Black 44
RLM 72 1940 (Merrick 2004)
605
Matt
Insignia Blue
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Insignia Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 35044
606
Satin
Semi-Gloss Sea Blue
Pre-1943
 
QM 3-1 Insignia Blue 47
 
Semi
Semi-Gloss Sea Blue
1943 and later
 
BSC 633
FS 25042
RAL 5008
607
Matt
Non Specular
Sea Blue
Pre-1943
 
QM 3-1 Insignia Blue 47
 
Matt
Non Specular
Sea Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 35042
RAL 7016
608
Matt
Intermediate Blue
Pre-1943
 
FS 36176
USN 5-O Ocean Gray
 
Matt
Intermediate Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 35164
USN Flight Deck Stain 21
609
Matt
Azure Blue
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Azure Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 35231
610
Matt
Sky
Pre-1943
 
BSC 210
 
Matt
Sky
1943 and later
 
FS 34424
611
Matt
Interior Green
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Interior Green
1943 and later
 
FS 34151
612
Matt
Medium Green
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Medium Green
1943 and later
 
FS 34094
613
Matt
Olive Drab
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Olive Drab
1943 and later
 
FS 34087
614
Matt
Orange Yellow
Pre-1943
 
FS 23540
 
Matt
Orange Yellow
1943 and later
 
FS 33538
615
Matt
Middle Stone
Pre-1943
 
FS 30266
 
Matt
Middle Stone
1943 and later
 
FS 30266
616
Matt
Sand
Pre-1943
 
FS 20095
 
Matt
Sand
1943 and later
 
FS 30279
617
Matt
Dark Earth
Pre-1943
 
FS 20095
 
Matt
Dark Earth
1943 and later
 
BSC 350
FS 30118
618
Matt
Dull Red
Pre-1943
 
FS 30166
 
Matt
Dull Red
1943 and later
 
FS 30109
619
Matt
Insignia Red
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Matt
Insignia Red
1943 and later
 
FS 31136
620
Matt
Light Gull Gray
Pre-1943
 
BSC 627
FS 36440
 
Matt
Light Gull Gray
1943 and later
 
FS 36440
621
Matt
Dark Gull Gray
Pre-1943
 
FS 26255
 
Matt
Dark Gull Gray
1943 and later
 
FS 36231
622
Gloss
Jet Black
Pre-1943
 
 
 
Gloss
Jet Black
1943 and later
 
FS 17038
623
Gloss
Sea Blue
Pre-1943
 
BSC 633
FS 26044
 
Gloss
Sea Blue
1943 and later
 
FS 15042
625
Satin
Sea Plane Gray
1943 and later
 
FS 26081
626
Satin
Semi-Gloss White
1943 and later
 
FS 27875
RAL 9003
627
Matt
Field Green
1943 and later
 
FS 34097
628
Matt
Sierra Tan
1943 and later
 
BSC 420
FS 30219
631
Matt
Forest Green
1943 and later
 
FS 34079

Bibliography

  • Federal Standard 595a, Washington DC: General Services Administration, 1984
  • Federal Standard 595b, Washington DC: General Services Administration, 1989
  • Federal Standard 595c, Anaheim: FED-SPECS, 2008
  • Elliott, John M., The Official Monogram US Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide Vol 1, Sturbridge: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1987
  • Elliott, John M., The Official Monogram US Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide Vol 2, Sturbridge: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1989
  • Elliott, John M., The Official Monogram US Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide Vol 3, Sturbridge: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1989
  • Elliott, John M., The Official Monogram US Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Colour Guide Vol 4, Sturbridge: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1989
  • Official United States Aircraft Colors 1908-1993, Sturbridge: Monogram Aviation Publications, 2006

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