Several years ago, I contacted the RCAF to get the paint numbers for their blue/gold CF-18 airshow demonstator. I got the runaround with requests for formal licensing and gave up in frustration. Eventually, however, I designed my own colour scheme for the Rocket:
Today, I learned about the 2016 CF-18 demonstator's new livery. You think they would have approached me for a license, but nooooo!