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Bulkheads & overheads might be silver or aluminum
There is some photographic evidence that strongly suggests hangar spaces pre-war (including US Cruisers) were painted in a silver/metallic color. The same appearance has been seen on CA-30 as well as CV-45/6/7. I haven't found any documentation confirming this yet, however.
The interior colors were flat white overheads and bulkheads(walls) the idea was to improve the lighting, so the elevator sides would get the white paint too. All steel Decks were Deck Grey.
the flight deck was Fir wood which is orangish in color, but the Flight decks were stained a Mahogany Red color. IN 1941 there were experiments with Blues & Greys for the flight deck, so the time period you're modeling may need to be considered.
Flight deck round downs & markings were flat yellow.
Hope this helps,
I building a 1/700 Trumpeter Lexington in pre-war colors, what color would the elevator hanger walls be? Also the port side where the armored doors run down the middle of the ship what color did the navy paint the inside walls? And last was pre-war standard gray and deck blue flat or semi-gloss finish?
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