The Cheetah D was first introduced to the SAAF in 1986, as is fighter but
later became a jet trainer. SAAF received 16 Cheetah D's. They were based at
89 Combat Flying School and 2 Sqn.
To build a correct 1:48 scale Cheetah D one needs to modify a Mirage III B.
Kit used was a Heller Mirage III C/B kit no. 80411. And a conversion kit
manufactured by Spinners.
The conv. kit consist of 19 resin parts, 17 photo etch parts, a decal set
for 89 CFS and 2 Sqn and a detailed instruction set.