Text: Serge Van Heertum - Pictures: Marcel Everaert - Translation: David Niemegeerts  © sbap 2015

Agusta new green (Informations 1st Wing)

The Belgian Air Force Agusta fleet will receive a new green paint scheme. 
No big changes planned, only a standardization to match with the NH-90 TTH fleet. But the new color is quite different as the former one worn by the Italian made helicopter.
This is not a RAL (Reichsausschuß für Lieferbedingungen ) or FS (Federal standard) green, but a local fabrication. 
The biggest difference with the former green is that the color has a more matt / satin finish. Each helicopter will be painted during their overhaul and the first one to wear his new feathers is the H27.

The H27 with the new tone of green The old green on H45
Nose close up to see the difference
The roundels placing
Heated to marry the reliefs

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