Normally markings will be in black, except
Material and Size, Plates wiII be con-
ground handling and safety point which will be
structed of sheet metal 6 inches high by 9 inches
marked in orange.
Method of Marking. Grade will be
Colors will be in accordance with Federal
Standard FED-STD-595. The following basic col-
designated by five-pointed white stars, 2 inches in
diameter, with one point upward, equally spaced
o rS, which are specified with symbol or function,
on the horizontal center of the line of the pIate.
will be used unless otherwise indicated:
The plates will be painted with gloss red, shade
No. 11136, and the 5 pointed stars will be painted
gloss white, shade No. 17875.
Canopies. Jettisonable aircraft canopies
will have the aircraft serial number stenciled on
the outside of the canopy frame, on the left-hand
side, 6 inches from forward end. using 1-inch
numbers and letters provided sufficient space is
available. If sufficient space is not available to ac-
commodate 1-inch numbers and letters, they will
be as large as space permits. Also, aircraft utiliz-
ing cartridge actuated devices will be marked in
For NATO symbols or codes on fuels and
triangle with 9-inch sides and with apex pointing
The symbols and colors are in accordance
downward, with the word DANGER on each side
of the triangle, will be applied on each side of the
Any changes or recommendations will be pro-
fuselage. The words EJECTION SEAT in black let-
cessed through departmental standardization of-
ters will be painted above the triangle. Additional
fices so that appropriate action may be taken
notations will be optional.
respecting the international agreement concern-
F L U I D LINE IDENTIFICATION.
Fluid lines will be identified as specified in Mili-
tary Standard MIL-STD-1247.
STORAGE BATTERIES. The nota-
General. If desired, star plates may be
tion "BATTERY LOCATION" with location given
displayed on Army aircraft. Star plates will be
will be placed on the left side of the fuselage or
mounted on both sides of the aircraft; however a
tail boom as viewed from the rear of the aircraft.
specific location for mounting the plates is not
The label "BATTERY LOCATION" may be omitted
prescribed herein due to the various design
only if the battery access is located where label
would normally be placed.