|Unit: Imperial Ethiopian Air Force
The personal airplane of the Haile Selassie king. Jan Meda airfield, Spring 1936. This machine is finished in an overall Silver colour scheme. Ethiopian national colours of (from top) Green, Yellow and Red are carried on the rudder and four wing positions. The name Ethiopia 1 is carried in Latin and Amharic script in Black on both sides of the rudder, and the name Sahai (meaning sun) is applied in Amharic script in Black on the fuselage sides. Note the local modifications to this A-VII, including the wing flaps and installation of a Walter NZ-80 radial engine.
Source: Insignia Magazine and Blue Rider Publishing