Dassault Mirage IIIO


1/48 Mirage IIIO - 2OCU Williamtown, NSW Circa 1981


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No

A3-49

A/C type

Dassault Mirage IIIO

Based at

2OCU Williamtown NSW Circa 1981

History

2OCU's 'poster boy' Mirage. This aircraft model was inspired by RAAF promotional posters of A3-49 received when I joined AIRTC in 1983.

Scheme

Three tone lizard

Kit

1/48 Esci/Italeri OOB with exception of resin replacement seat and some minor scratch building in the cockpit and exhaust. Decals from spares box and courtesy of a couple of AMIers. Eduard RBF tags

Reference

Multiple references including RAAF posters