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US Navy PB4Y Privateer ‘X390’
These three photos of US Navy PB4Y Privateer X390 named “Umbriago” were taken by Eric Fietz, an LAC with the RAAF during World War 2.
Bill Tate writes. VPB-106 was reorganized on July 14, 1944, at NAS San Diego. Some of the aircraft had nose art applied there as well as ...
Feb 13, 2017, 16:06
US Navy inter-war aluminum enamel and lacquer
From 1922 or so up until early 1930, the US Navy was coating metals with long-oil iron oxide primer. The aluminum enamel ...
Aug 24, 2013, 08:43