November 19th, 2014, 06:21
I just saw it. I also thought about checking similar decals on the Lancaster, but I cannot see any similar stencils and warning decals at all on the wartime Lancasters except for the fuselage and wing jacking points/trestle lines. Even if there are more Tiger force pictures of the Lancaster than the Lincoln there are few up close, but I think it is very plausible that it followed the same pattern as on the camouflaged scheme, No decals. It might have something to do that it was wartime and they did not see the value with painting such decals on an airframe which would have a short life and that warning stencils were something more related with peacetime health and safety considerations.. Therefor applied to the later black and grey Lincoln scheme.