MIRAGE A3-38


1/48 Esci Mirage IIIO A3-38, 75 SQN Butterworth


by Anthony 'Pappy' Papadis


Introduction

Serial No. A3-38
Mirage type; RAAF Mirage IIIO
Based at: 75 Squadron - Butterworth, Malaysia  (Circa 1981)
Scheme: Three tone lizard with temporary group identification markings
Kit: 1/48 Esci Mirage IIIE with scratch built cockpit, HUD, Doppler radar, open auxillary intake doors, Eduard P/E afterburner and modified Heller ejection seat
References; The Modellers guide to the RAAF Mirage IIIO/D-Gary Byk, The Meteor, Sabre & Mirage in Australian Service-Stewart Wilson, Darren Mottram's and other internet sourced photos.

 


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