MIRAGE IIIO


1/32 Italeri Mirage IIIO, A3-10 3 SQN RAAF


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No

A3-10

A/C type

Dassault Mirage IIIO

Based at

3 Squadron RAAF Butterworth, Malaysia

History

Personal flagship mount of Wing Commander Kevin J 'BRICK' Bricknell - OIC 3 Squadron circa 1980. Brick was going to use A3-100 for this role but she was a hangar queen so A3-10 was chosen by him instead. Unfortunately on his last day A3-10 was U/S so he had to take out another lady. For a video of the last flight on YouTube click HERE.

Scheme

 

Kit

1/32 Italeri Mirage IIIE converted to IIIO with resin instrument panel courtesy of Eric Galliers, name tiles from Al King and resin seat from Uncle Les.  Verlinden RBF tags.  Decals from kit, Roo Decal, Aussie Decals, Revell and spares box

Reference

Motty's book for the corrections and Brick for the personal images required.

 

The images