Eskadrilya Valeriy Chkalov 
La-5 n.66
By Massimo Tessitori
File updated on October 30, 2004
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This famous image represents La-5 n.66 of 159th IAP, flown by Vladimir Serov, on the Karelian isthmus, summer1944. 


The standard green/black camouflage (AMT green and black) looks broken by a lighter repainting on the nose, possibly fresh AII green.
The inscriptions "Eskadrilya Valeriy Chkalov"  on both sides look  transparent white, while number 66 is probably painted with well covering white paint.
The red star insignias have the standard black outline.
The camo schemes of most known aircraft (40, 60, 66, 99...) look nearly identical, and are compatible with this scheme.
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