Serial : A3-3
Type : Mirage IIIO(F)
Squadron : 76 Squadron, Williamtown
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