Fairey IIID


1/72 Eduardo Cruz Fairey IIID, A10-3 of 1FTS


by Peter Jarvis

 

Serial No

A10-3

A/C type

Fairey IIID

Based at

1FTS 1924

Scheme

V84 silvery with white floats

Kit

1/72nd scale Eduardo Cruz

Reference

Aviation History Colouring Book 65, ADF Serials

 


Introduction

Originally purchased by RAN in 1921 and registered as ANA-3 upon arrival in Melbourne November 1921.The aircraft was transferred to the RAAF and used in the first around Australia flight by an aircraft in 1924. It was withdrawn shortly after this flight and appears to have been scrapped in 1930.