1/48 Italeri Mirage IIIEV

Gallery Article by RSK48, Rafael on May 31 2021



Mirage IIIEV, Venezuela Air Force
In the early 1970s, the Venezuelan government chose the French delta wing bomber fighter plane, Dassault Mirage, as a replacement for the old N.A. interceptors. F-86K Sabredogs of the Venezuelan Air Forces (FAV). In 1973 the first planes began arriving: 10 Mirages IIIEV single-seaters, 4 Mirage 5V single-seaters, and 2 Mirage 5DV two-seaters, the acronym "V" is for Venezuela.

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The Italeri Mirage IIIE model in 1/48 scale, was used to build Venezuelan Mirage IIIEV. The paint is acrylic from Model Master. Some decals are homemade and others are from the kit.

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RSK48, Rafael

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Photos and text by RSK48, Rafael