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(Israel Defense Forces)

How To Hide an Airplane

Start with a camouflage paint job.

P-51A Mustang

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(NASM, USAF-B23840AC)

Pedestrians on the apron of the Army Air Force Proving Ground at Eglin Field, Florida, in 1943 may have been bewildered by a test paint called “Confusion,” but when this P-51A Mustang was at altitude, the paint’s haphazard zigs and zags chopped up its profile.

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