Gelbe 2

"Gelbe 2"

The picture of this aircraft can be seen in many books and shows a Bf109G-2 from
6./JG54. The pilot remains unknown though.

This aircraft wears a three-color segmented camoflage possibly the same greens and brown as on Hannes Trautloft's aircraft. There's several theories about these colors and they center on whether the colors were mixed up in the field, captured Russisan colors or field test versions of future RLM colors such as RLM81 and 82. For this profile I've used RLM70, RLM79 and the Russian AMT-4.

References:

Prien, Die Jagdfliegerverbände der Deutschen Luftwaffe 1934 Bis 1945, Band 9 Teil III