MIRAGE IIIO


Italeri 1/32 Mirage IIIO, A3-96 3 SQN (RAAF) Buterworth 1970


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No

A3-96

A/C type

Dassault Mirage IIIO

Based at

3 Squadron (RAAF), Butterworth, Malaysia (circa 1970)

History

Personal mount of Squadron Leader John Sexton

Scheme

 

Kit

1/32 Italeri Mirage IIIE/O built basically OOB except for; some added panel lines underneath, Master brass pitot tube, misc resin Mk.4 seat, Eduard RBF tags, name title courtesy of Al King and homemade Matra 530 stencils. Painted with Humbrol Extra Dark Sea grey, Tamiya Olive Drab green and Humbrol light sea grey. Decals from the Ronin 1/32 sheet set.

Reference

2 x Photos emailed to me (apologies to sender) and painting of original aircraft from John Sexton.

 

The Images