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Close-cropped front Stbd-side view of freshly Serviced RAAF 3 Squadron Dassault (GAF) Dual Mirage 3D A3-103 Cn 103, on static display after a CO Handover Parade at the Air Base Butterworth (WMKB) Parade Ground in Malaysia on 16Jun1981. (A3-103 had just completed an E Servicing by Mirage Maintenance Section at 478 Maintenance Squadron.) No 75 Squadron Mirage 3O F/A A3-38, and RAAF Transport Support Flight (TSF) Caribou A4-199 (visible at rear) were also on display. (The Hand-Over/Take-Over [HOTO] was from the ‘Airmans Friend’ ‘Chummy’ to ‘Engineer/Pilot’ ‘Tiny’.) Photo Uploaded on 40th Anniversary of Photo Date.

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Registration

A3-103

Photo Date

Jun 16, 1981

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Close-cropped front Stbd-side view of freshly Serviced RAAF 3 Squadron Dassault (GAF) Dual Mirage 3D A3-103 Cn 103, on static display after a CO Handover Parade at the Air Base Butterworth (WMKB) Parade Ground in Malaysia on 16Jun1981. (A3-103 had just completed an E Servicing by Mirage Maintenance Section at 478 Maintenance Squadron.) No 75 Squadron Mirage 3O F/A A3-38, and RAAF Transport Support Flight (TSF) Caribou A4-199 (visible at rear) were also on display. (The Hand-Over/Take-Over [HOTO] was from the ‘Airmans Friend’ ‘Chummy’ to ‘Engineer/Pilot’ ‘Tiny’.) Photo Uploaded on 40th Anniversary of Photo Date.

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Pentax Spotmatic F
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Comments

Wal Nelowkin

(I went on a 55 min post-D Servicing Test Flight in 2OCU Mirage 3D A3-103 from Williamtown YWLM on 15Jan1971. That included doing Mach 1.5 at 45,000 ft and 6.2 G! I was OIC Mirage Servicing at 481 Sqn at the time. Thanks ‘Speedy’.)