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Best font for USAF serial numbers/ squadron letters?

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Hay guys,

 

What is the best font to use for USAF style serial numbers and squadron letters?

 

Cheers,

 

Dan

Edited by dtmdragon

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Amrillo USAF

 

works for USN as well, from WW2 to present). Can also be used for WW2 AAF, depending on where (some theatres - SWP- used a slightly different font, USAAF Code)

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Thank you for the correction sir. It was getting annoying filling the lines in the stencils, but it was also on hand for me.

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if it's really wanted, I can upload all 3 fonts to the /Templates section

 

Amrillo USAF

USAAF Code

USAAF Stencil

 

I still have my zips archived, as for some unknowable reason, I can't log into simmerspaintshop.com to get to ANYTHING!! fonts or color swatch or whathaveyous

 

the particulars are, AAF Code was used a lot in SoWestPacific (New Guinia, Sololmons) for plane-in-squadron letters/numbers. I haven't seen in used for ETO or MTO markings in any of my researches.

Amrillo  used for serials, as is the Stencil. One needs to consult photos/profiles as it really DID vary from squadron to squadron

 

If one uses Amrillo USAF, you can be 95% sure is damn close, no matter where or when.

 

Now, the nightmares are IJN and IJAAF fonts; to say nothing of some of the Luftwaffe outlined letters...never that good at them! :(

Edited by Wrench

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