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Su-27 Flanker Missile Pylon color?

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So for the regular standard-issue Su-27 Flanker I'm having trouble finding out what color is used for some of the pylons.  I'm aware some of the pylons have the light blue fuselage color on a small portion, but what I'm trying to find out is what is the grey color used for the missile pylons?  Is it the same grey used on the upper surfaces camouflage scheme?  Or is it a different color.  Any help is appreciated.

 

Dan

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Hi Dan.

It's an interesting question.

 

I'm sorry that I can't help with a correct answer but wonder if you can't simply eye in the colour? It could be that the paint does n't have a specific code. Perhaps the pylons are manufactured by a supplier who use their own paint.

 

When I built a Flanker many moons ago I simply chose a grey that closely matched photos of the real aircraft. It was n't the cammo colour as that was from a whizz can. Looking at the model today it resembles Ocean grey if that helps.

 

Truth be told, age, weathering and soiling will make the pylons look subtly different from one airframe to another anyway. 

 

Cheers.

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Sukhoi Su-27/30/33/35/37 Flanker Series Modeler's Online Reference

 

https://www.cybermodeler.com/aircraft/su-27/su-27_all.shtml

 

 

 

Sukhoi Su-27UB Flanker C Russian AF Camouflage Color Profile and Paint Guide

 

https://www.cybermodeler.com/aircraft/su-27/su-27_profile01.shtml

 

 

 

 

Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker B Ukrainian AF Digital Camouflage Color Profile and Paint Guide

 

https://www.cybermodeler.com/aircraft/su-27/su-27_profile02.shtml

 

 

 

Just because I Love the Flanker..

Watch "Su-27 Flanker: Symbol of Soviet Power - How The Sukhoi Su-27 Fighter Was Born" on YouTube

 

 

I think the first link probably has what you may need to know..

 

I concur with previous posted comment  that different paint schemes will allow for variants on nascelles and color of missile pylons.

I found hundred of photos of Missile pylons for the Soviet Flanker but the link was way TOO LONG to place it here!

Have a good day and it's nice to see you here... it's been a while since I saw you post Dan.

 

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