The aviation uses special signs and ciphers. It is done to quickly and easily read the information about the country of origin of the aircraft flying nearby.
Roundel is a round military aircraft identification mark, the colors of which repeat the motifs of the national flag. This marking is applied on the wings, fuselage or keel of the aircraft.
Historically, the Galician Air Force took the colors of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists for the roundel. The colors are not like in the famous Ukrainian song – “red is for love, and black is for sorrow”. Black symbolizes the Ukrainian land, and red – the blood