Section Ill. MARKINGS
GENERAL. All markings, letterings,
7, 8, 9 and 10.
As an alternate. black lus-
and numerals, including the identification letter-
terless enamel may be used, overcoated with a
ing UNl T E D S T A T E S A R M Y , a n d r a d i o c a l l
c l e a r p o l y u r e t h a n e - in accordance with MIL-C-
numbers, w i l l b e a p p l i e d w i t h A i r c r a f t B l a c k
in compliance with instructions in
4 - 9 .
G E N E R A L . Details of the color
GENERAL. Aircraft components that
at which time the item will be completely
are installed on an aircraft will be painted as
r e f i n i s h e d . MIL-C-46168
paint shall be applied as the top coat.
c. Zinc chromate shall not be used as a
primer, unless it is subsequently oversprayed
New components shall be processed with
with MIL-P-23377 or MIL-P-85582.
painted with Interior Aircraft Gray #36231,
d. Previously painted surfaces of Aircraft
per MIL-C-46168 or Aircraft Black #37038,
Survivability Equipment will be painted.
Caution shall be taken to avoid any coating of
5b) or MIL-C-22750 of the same color.
radiating or receiving surfaces or windows of
b. Recycled components shall be
oversprayed with a mist coat of MIL-P-23377
or MIL-P-85582 unless condition of primer in-
dicates a necessity for stripping to bare metal.
only or to cover up areas that are slightly marred
thane paint must be applied over properly
or scratched, a supplemental polyurethane coat-
prepared subsurfaces. This paint shall not be ap-
ing may be applied over the existing polyurethane
plied over topcoats other than MIL-C-46168
finish. This must be done only on small areas and
painted equipment. Because of weight considera-
must be accomplished by brush application. No
tions, overcoating over MIL-C-46168 paint shall be
special surface preparation is necessary except
restricted to small areas.
for cleaning. If a small area is broken or damaged
down to the substrate material, that area must be
TOUCH UP AND REPAIR WITH
MIL-C-46168. If there is not extensive damage
to the paint and touch up is for cosmetic purposes