MIRAGE IIIO A3-100


1/48 Mirage IIIO(A) A3-100, 3 SQN, Butterworth Malaysia Circa 1973


by Damien Powell


Introduction


Serial No:     A3-100

Mirage type:  RAAF Mirage IIIO(A)

Based at:      3 Squadron, Butterworth, Malaysia (circa 1973)

Markings:     Three tone standard lizard.  Numerically this aircraft was the last of the single seat version Mirages.  It was last flown on 1/3/86 and withdrawn from service in November the same year.  It is currently on static display in Darwin in the colours of 75 Squadron.

Reference:     Hornets Downunder - Andrew McLaughlin, http://www.grubby-fingers-aircraft-illustration.com/walkaround.html, Motty's Aircraft Pictures, Various other Mirage pics off internet.

Kit:                 1/48 Hobbyboss Mirage IIIC converted to Mirage IIIO specs with Hamilton Hobbies Conversion Set.  Decals from Southern Skies.

The images




 

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