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Air Force Blue (RAF) Color


Color Name: Air Force Blue (RAF)
Hex Color Code: #5D8AA8
RGB Color Code: RGB(93, 138, 168)
CMYK Values *: 44.6%, 17.9%, 0.0%, 34.1%








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Air Force Blue, more specifically Air Force blue (RAF) or RAF blue, is a medium shade of the color azure. The shade derives from the light blue uniforms issued to the newly formed British Royal Air Force in 1920.


What color is Air Force Blue (RAF)?

Air Force Blue (RAF) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Air Force Blue (RAF) is #5D8AA8, and the RGB color code is RGB(93, 138, 168).

In the RGB color model, Air Force Blue (RAF) has a red value of 93, a green value of 138, and a blue value of 168. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 44.6% cyan, 17.9% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 34.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 204° (degrees), 30.1 % saturation, and 51.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Air Force Blue (RAF) has a hue of 204° (degrees), 44.6 % saturation and 65.9 % brightness/value.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Air Force Blue (RAF) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(93, 138, 168)

Red 93 (36.5%)
Green 138 (54.1%)
Blue 168 (65.9%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 204°
Saturation 30.12 %.
Lightness 51.18 %.
LRV ~ 23.3 %
Munsell Color System 7.3B 5.4/4.7
XYZ X : 20.67
Y : 23.33
Z : 40.46
YXY Y1 : 23.33
X : 0.24
Y2 : 0.28
CMY C : 63.53%
M : 45.88%
Y : 34.12%

CMYK

Cyan 44.64%
Magenta 17.86%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 34.12%

HSV/HSB

Hue 204°
Saturation 44.64 %.
Brightness / Value 65.88 %.
CIE-Lab L : 55.41
A : -7.13
B : -20.66
CIE-Lch L : 55.41
C : 21.86
H : 250.97
CIE-Luv L : 55.41
U : -21.46
V : -29.94
Hunter-Lab L : 48.3
A : -8.14
B : -15.85




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Color Combinations


Air Force Blue (RAF) - #5D8AA8 Color Schemes and Palettes


Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.


Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Air Force Blue (RAF). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Air Force Blue (RAF) - #5D8AA8 Color Images and Patterns


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