MIRAGE A3-66


Heller 1/48 Mirage IIIO(A) A3-66


by Dale Smith


Introduction


Serial
A3-66
Type
RAAF Mirage IIIO(A)
Based
77 Squadron, Williamtown, NSW (circa late 70’s early 80’s)
Scheme
Standard three tone lizard.  This aircraft was reduced to spares after the airframe reached its determined fatigue life and later sold as scrap metal.  Its last flight was on 1/9/86.
Kit
1/48 Heller IIIE with Red Roo IIIO conversion, High Planes Mk 6 ejection seat, Eduard RBF tags, scratch built nose wheel leg landing lights. 
References
RooDecals instruction sheet, Meteor, Sabre and Mirage in Australian Service by Stewart Wilson. Mottys Aircraft reference site, Mirage IIIO by Mason & Mottram.

 

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