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What color are USN aircraft handlers on USN aircraft carriers?

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Mike

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Green - (Catapults & Arresting gear,Squadron maint., Maint. personnel)

Blue - Chauk & chain men, Tractor drivers

Yellow - Aircraft directors, Catupult & arresting gear officers, Flightdeck Chiefs, Flight deck Handling officer, Mini Boss & Air Boss

Red - Crash & Salvage personel, Ordence Handlers

Purple - Fuel Handlers (called Grapes)

White - Safety, LSO (landing signal officer), QA (Quallity Control), Observers, Squadron Checkers ( squadron personnel that do final flight check before Catapult shot)

Brown - Plane Captains

 

Hope this helps,

 

Chris Graeter

Former Catapult Chief

U.S. Navy

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