Even if most combat planes wear monochrome light grey paint jobs, camouflage color schemes, quite important for survival in certain scenarios, both in the air and on the ground, are still applied to aircraft flying with some quite exotic air forces.
Among them, the Royal Air Force of Oman.
In this picture, courtesy of David Bracci from Aviation Air Routes, a C-130J-30 of the RAFO landing at Pisa last month.
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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It’s actually a C-130J-30. ;-)