De Havilland Mosquito Camouflage Schemes of the Second World War

Aeroslides has formed their own publishing house (Model Publishing) and have produced a CD of artwork (available late February 2001) from the book 'Aero Detail #23'.

The CD contains a total of 20 images (see below for a full listing), all at 5550x2065 pixels resolution in .TIF format. An accompanying PDF file contains a complete listing of the images on the CD along with further details of the colour schemes in each case. Click on the images below to view low resolution versions of some of the images available on the CD.

 
CD front cover image CD cover image
N.F.Mk.II, DZ726, "TW-Z", No.141 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group colour profile N.F.Mk.II, DZ726, "TW-Z", No.141 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group
P.R.Mk.XVI, "K", 8th AP, 492nd Bomb Group colour profile P.R.Mk.XVI, "K", 8th AP, 492nd Bomb Group
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR402, "OB-C", No.45 Squadron colour profile F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR402, "OB-C", No.45 Squadron
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR402, "OB-C", No.45 Squadron, nose close-up colour profile F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR402, "OB-C", No.45 Squadron, nose close-up
 

The complete list of images on the CD is:

DAY BOMBER CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
B.Mk.IV Series I, W4069, "GB-M", No.105 Squadron, No.2 Group
B.Mk.IV Series II, DK292, "GB-G", No.105 Squadron, No.2 Group
B.Mk.IV Series II, DZ6O1, "XD-B", No.139 Squadron, No.2 Group
B.Mk.XVI, ML966, "P3-P", No.692 Squadron, No.8 (PFF) Group, 2nd TAF

NIGHT BOMBER CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
B.Mk.IV Special, DZ650, "P3-L", No.692 Squadron, No.8 (PFF) Group, 2nd TAF

INTRUDER CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR241, "TH-M", No.418 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, PZ17O, "YP-D", No.23 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group
N.F.Mk.II, DZ726, "TW-Z", No.141 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group
N.F.Mk.30, NT362, "HB-S", No.239 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group

DAY FIGHTER CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HP927, "SY-B", No.613 Squadron
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR4 14, "NE-L", No.143 Squadron, Banff Strike Wing

NIGHT FIGHTER CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, NS843, "SB-N", No.464 Squadron, RAAF, No.140 Wing, No.2 Group
F.B.Mk.XVIII, NT224, "E", No.248 Squadron Special Detachment, Portreath Strike Wing
N.F.Mk.II, W4079, "RS-F", No.157 Squadron
N.F.Mk.XIII, MMS2I, "PS-L", No.264 Squadron

P.R.U. CAMOUFLAGE SCHEME
P.R.Mk.I, W4051, "LY-U", No.1 P.R.U.
P.R Mk.XVI, NS777, No.140 Squadron

OTHER SCHEMES Illustration 18:
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR559, "UX-X", No.82 Squadron
P.R.Mk.XVI, "K", 8th AP, 492nd Bomb Group
F.B.Mk.VI Series II, HR402, "OB-C", No.45 Squadron

For further information regarding the CD 'de Havilland Mosquito Camouflage Schemes of the Second World War' please visit the Aeroslides website, or e-mail inform@aeroslides.com.

 
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