MIRAGE IIIO(A) A3-87


1/48 Italeri Mirage IIIO(A) A3-87, 3 SQN Butterworth, 1981


by Dave Freeman


Introduction

 

Serial
A3-87
Type
RAAF Mirage IIIO (A)
Based

3 Squadron, Air Base Butterworth, 1981

Delivered to 3 Squadron July 81 as a replacement for lost aircraft. Into storage late 1988 with 4215 hours on airframe.  To Pakistan Nov 1990, still in service as 90-587

Scheme
Standard three tone lizard
Kit
1/48 Italeri IIIE kit built OOB.  Markings a combination of kit markings and High Planes Models Decal Sheet
References
ADF Serial Numbers website, International Air Power Review (AIRtime Publishing) Volume 12 – Special Feature: Mirage 3 in RAAF Service

 

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