MIRAGE IIIO(F) A3-3


1/48 Italeri Mirage IIIO(F), 76 SQN, Williamstown


by Andrew Doppel


Introduction

Serial : A3-3

Type : Mirage IIIO(F)

Squadron : 76 Squadron, Williamtown (circa 1970)

Scheme :  High Speed silver as applied from 1966 for protection against corrosion until painted in camouflage.  Retaining the red scalloping and DSG leading edges.  This aircraft was the first Australian built Mirage and survives today at the Fighterworld Museum, Williamtown, N.S.W. 

Kit : Italeri 1:48.  Rescribed panel lines, scratch built cockpit, ladder and undercarriage bays, High Planes Mk 4 resin seat.  Decals are OOB, Aussie Decal and scrap box.

Reference : Mirage IIIO-Colours and Markings (Mottram/Mason), RAAF Mirage Story (Martin Susans). Meteor, Sabre & Mirage (Stewart Wilson),

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