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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #200 on: March 05, 2022, 01:11:20 AM »
Maybe you should also add in the Elta EL/M-2032 radar that was originally developed for the Lavi but then actually fitted to the Kfir C.10:

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #201 on: March 05, 2022, 01:12:26 AM »
Speaking of Kfirs, I never knew that the Israelis also considered the Rolls-Royce Spey instead of the J79.
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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #202 on: March 05, 2022, 01:21:02 AM »
Just a cool shot:

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #203 on: March 05, 2022, 11:01:23 AM »
Just a cool shot:



Yes it is a very cool shot GTX, alas a short range mission at that for a Mirage III with that loadout.🤔
What impresses me with the photo is four AAM's (as per our conversations on another post....)


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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #204 on: June 25, 2022, 03:47:07 AM »
New Zealand gets Mirage IIIs as well:





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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #205 on: July 03, 2022, 04:22:40 AM »



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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #206 on: July 03, 2022, 06:54:55 AM »
Rhodesian or Zimbabwean. IIIC's were going to be transferred from S Africa.

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #207 on: July 04, 2022, 12:50:46 AM »
Rhodesian or Zimbabwean. IIIC's were going to be transferred from S Africa.


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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #208 on: September 14, 2022, 01:28:01 AM »
Just a photo:

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #209 on: September 14, 2022, 07:42:34 PM »
Just a photo:



Reengine with F-414 and life extend for another 40 years, see if we can keep them in service longer than the M-113!  ;D

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #210 on: September 14, 2022, 09:38:45 PM »
Seen on Facebook:
FICTIONAL Norwegian Fulgur (thunderbolt) Albert Weinberg design, from a 1980/81 comic book.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1204386950294493&type=3

There was a plastic model in progress, starting with a Kfir / F-21 and an F-16 intake.

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #211 on: September 15, 2022, 01:42:00 AM »
Reengine with F-414 and life extend for another 40 years, see if we can keep them in service longer than the M-113!  ;D

What?  Deprive the Pakistanis?



Of note, a few years back I had an opportunity to visit the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex at Kamra where the ex-RAAF Mirages were re-conditioned/upgraded.  Unfortunately it got quashed at the last moment due to security concerns.
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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #212 on: September 15, 2022, 01:42:58 AM »
Seen on Facebook:
FICTIONAL Norwegian Fulgur (thunderbolt) Albert Weinberg design, from a 1980/81 comic book.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1204386950294493&type=3

There was a plastic model in progress, starting with a Kfir / F-21 and an F-16 intake.

different though I would be worried about the engine getting starved at high AoA.
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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #213 on: September 15, 2022, 10:54:06 AM »


Ex-Aussie Mirage ??  Going by the colour of the pic, apart from the crescent on the fin, it seems to me its still Aussie.  I thought Pakaistan had a green/white roundel - note the RAAF's blue/white WW2 roundel on this one - maybe kangaroos are now extinct. ;D

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #214 on: September 16, 2022, 05:54:54 AM »
  Unfortunately it got quashed at the last moment due to security concerns.

Happened to me too, some years ago. I was part of a group of journalist, who were invited to see, how the russians were dismantling old nuclear submarines at a base on the Kola Peninsula. At the very last minute, someone in Moscow said Njet, and we were not allowed to enter the submarine base.
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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #215 on: September 16, 2022, 12:03:11 PM »
Seen on Facebook:
FICTIONAL Norwegian Fulgur (thunderbolt) Albert Weinberg design, from a 1980/81 comic book.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1204386950294493&type=3

There was a plastic model in progress, starting with a Kfir / F-21 and an F-16 intake.

different though I would be worried about the engine getting starved at high AoA.
There is that. The intake is much further back than on F-107

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Re: Mirage III Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #216 on: September 17, 2022, 01:05:34 AM »

There is that. The intake is much further back than on F-107

However, flip it around and put it on the belly might be interesting...
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