Airfix to Humbrol Colour Conversion Table

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Airfix to Humbrol Model Colour Conversion Table.

Many of the older Airfix model kits are sold and traded even today, they have become collector’s items. Unfortunately, the painting instructions in these kits refer to original Airfix model colours which are no longer available. As a service to modellers, the Airfix colour reference numbers listed below have been converted to the Humbrol and Pactra colour equivalents.

Airfix Colour Conversion Table

Airfix Matt Enamel Humbrol Compatibility
M1 Brick Red 70
M2 Sea Grey 27
M3 Dark Green Light Green № 5
M4 Oak 71
M5 Ochre 83 Ochre
M6 Black 33 Pactra A46
M7 Flesh 61 Pactra A19
M8 Beige Green 90
M9 Khaki Drill 72
M10 White 34 Pactra A47
M11 RAF Blue 96
M12 Wine Red 73
M13 Light Grey 64
M14 Linen 74 Beige
M15 Lemon 99 Tamiya XF-3
M16 Duck Egg Blue 23
M17 Bronze Green 75
M18 Uniform Green 76
M19 Scarlet 60
M20 Cockpit Green 78
M21 Light Olive
M22 Blue Grey 79
M23 Khaki 26
M24 Concrete 95
M25 Aircraft Blue 65
M26 Grass Green 80 Grass Green
M27 Blue 25
MV1 Matt Varnish 49 Pactra A48
Airfix Gloss Enamel Humbrol Compatibility
G1 Bright Red 19
G2 Yellow 69
G3 White 22 Pactra A2
G4 Black 21 Pactra A1
G5 Brunswick Green 3
G6 Meditteranean Blue 14
G7 Sovereign Gold 16
G8 Silver Fox 11
G9 Service Brown 10
G10 Sea Blue 47
G11 Crimson 20
G12 Copper Plate 12
G13 Midnight Blue 15
G14 Pale Grey 40
G15 Brass 54
G16 Gun Metal 53, MC23 Pactra A54, 71.072
G17 Orange 18 Orange
G18 Tan 9 Tan
GV1 Gloss Varnish 35 Pactra A18

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