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Offline Archibald

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Mirage F-2 and F-3
« on: June 06, 2006, 12:01:02 pm »
These are the less-known Mirages. When I say less-knwon, I mean there's NOTHING on the web.
Some questions
- Flight test program of the Mirage F-2, late 60's
- Where is the Mirage F-2 prototype? scrapped or waiting somewhere in France?
- Apparently the F-2 interested Israel. Any details about the contacts? (circa 1965)
- I heard some Mirage F-3 (single-seat interceptor variant) were in construction when the F-1 was elected in may 1967.

In brief : every data, picure, drawings about these two planes would be very interesting
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2006, 09:42:54 pm »
Here's a link with quite a short, but relatively good description:
http://www.dassault-aviation.com/passion/gb/dassault_a_a_z/avions/detail.cfm?id=74
The Mirage F2/3 was killed in favour of the G-series, which itself was killed due to rising
costs and changed requirements.
And here some more pictures and a 3-view :
http://avia.russian.ee/air/france/dassault_mirage_f-2.html
 
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2008, 06:49:00 am »
Hi I recently get this book.
"Le Mirage F1 Vol.1 Les Profils Avions No12/Editions Lela Press (www.avions-bateaux.com)"
This book contains very detailed Mirage F2 three-view drawings and many other unknown Mirage.
Also F3 mock-up pictures are included. Very fascinating book!

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2008, 02:06:24 pm »
Oh! I missed this post. Skybolt is super! He knows every thing. I think this book is really super.

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2008, 11:25:56 pm »
These are the less-known Mirages. When I say less-knwon, I mean there's NOTHING on the web.
Some questions
 
- Where is the Mirage F-2 prototype? scrapped or waiting somewhere in France?


It's just inside the gate at the CEAT testing establishment in Toulouse.

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2008, 11:29:28 pm »
Yes it is. I even find it on Google Earth !  ;D

The CEAT (or at least the Mirage F2) is not exactly in Toulouse, rather in a suburb called Balma (sounds russian to me!)

We need a petition to preserve this aircraft and send it at Le Bourget museum...
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2008, 09:29:52 am »
Mirage F-2 :


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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2008, 11:39:22 pm »
The first picture is new to me. Looks like it had been taken at an airshow... Le Bourget maybe, 1967 or 1969 ?

P.S We need upgrade to Prototypes.com  ;)
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2008, 05:44:40 am »
Yes, the first photo was taken at "Le Bourget" airshow !
For "Prototype.com" web site, it is paused because I have no time and motivation to continue. It is a huge job to make a site like this...
I apologize for my poor English ...

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2008, 06:06:09 am »
Your work at Prototype.com is great. Don't give up. If you need collaboration, you're on the right place.

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2008, 07:16:11 am »
Your work at Prototype.com is great. Don't give up. If you need collaboration, you're on the right place.

regards

Antonio

Definitely one of the better sites out there.  :)
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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2008, 08:18:20 am »
If there are volunteers to write articles to put on the site "Prototypes.com" I'll be glad to built HTML page and then online ...

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2008, 04:00:21 pm »
Yes, the first photo was taken at "Le Bourget" airshow !
For "Prototype.com" web site, it is paused because I have no time and motivation to continue. It is a huge job to make a site like this...
I apologize for my poor English ...

Wow, after the great Mister Gatial, the great JPC is on secretprojects :o

Yes, Prototype.com is a very interesting site :)

No souša´e, your english cannot be as bad as mine ;)

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Re: Mirage F-2 and F-3
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2014, 04:04:13 am »
Hi,


here is a drawing to Dassault Mirage F-2.