A3 Dassault Mirage IIIO


Revell 1/32 Mirage IIIO A3-27, 75 Sqn RAAF Butterworth, Malaysia


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No
A3-27
A/C type
Dassault Mirage IIIO (F)
Based at
75 Sqn. RAAF Butterworth, Malaysia (Circa 1975-79)
Scheme
Three tone lizard
History/Significance

This was the personal mount of Sqn Ldr G.L. 'Graham' Bourman who completed No.1 Short Mirage Course in March 73. On transfer to 75 Squadron Malaysia this was his named aircraft. It lasted to the end of the Mirage service life before being placed in storage and later disposed to the Pakistan Air Force.

This kit was built as a present to the pilot from his sons.

Kit
1/32 Revell Mirage IIIE with Plane Bits cockpit and front U/C well, rescribed panel lines, Mk82 bombs from 1/32 Tamiya Phantom, scratch built landing lights and intake covers, Eduard RBF tags, Aussie Decals and kit decals.
Reference
Mirage IIIO-Colors and Markings (Mason/Mottram)

 


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