HARS is pleased to welcome Mirage IIIO (A3-42) to its collection in time for the February Open Days.
The aircraft is an IIIO (F) interceptor. It was delivered to the RAAF on 1st August 1966 and served with 75 Sqn at Butterworth, Malaysia until late 1969. The aircraft then went to 76 Sqn at Williamtown for a few years and then allocated to 2OCU (the fighter Operational Conversion Unit) and converted to a ground attack variant. After serving time with 77 Sqn it was retired from service in October 1987 with 4,015hrs on airframe.