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Re: What replaced the Mirage IV?
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2011, 12:42:19 am »
I was thinking more "La reconnaissance de frappe tactique deux"  ;)

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Is the ASMP missile under the belly the one from the Mirage 2000N kit BTW?

Yes, the ASMP came from the Heller Mirage 2000N kit.   I deliberately chose the 2000N over the 2000B/D 'cause of the ASMP.   I must say, while the basic Heller Mirage 2000 kit is excellent and quite a nice little model in itself, the extra bits for the 2000N are moulded in a horrible, soft, white plastic.  The ASMP in particular fitted really badly together.  Thankfully the drop tanks were better fitting.

Hehe, I just LOVE the description en Francais!  :thumbsup:

I build a Mirage IVP, updated from the standard Heller IVA of course, and scratchbuilt the belly mounted ASMP as no-one did one at the time. Needless to say Heller came out with the 2000N kit about 6 months later! As you say, the add-on bits to the standdard 2000 kit seemed to have been designed by a different committtee, and need a LOT of work to look right.
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Re: What replaced the Mirage IV?
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2011, 03:01:29 am »
Turned out well mate  :thumbsup:
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Re: What replaced the Mirage IV?
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2011, 05:56:57 am »
Thanks.  Discussing it with you was useful and pointed out some of the problems with my original design.

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Re: What replaced the Mirage IV?
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2011, 03:21:21 am »
Love this idea and very plausible. Top work fella.... :thumbsup:
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