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Offline Slerski

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2010, 02:42:10 pm »
Oh my... Where have you found this beautiful drawing ? Sure this will be helpful.
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2010, 02:51:58 pm »
Wo - canards on the tail: radical man...... ;)  ;D

Nice build Slerski. Always like to see a re-vamp of an exisiting model.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2010, 03:40:06 pm »
Last update before I go to bed...

(Thanks, many thanks to Thorvic - Your picture was a revelation  :thumbsup:)



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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2010, 05:41:54 pm »
 :o :o :o :o
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2010, 01:41:40 pm »
Magic stuff!  :cheers:

You can almost SEE the thought-waves passing through the thread!  :lol:

And 'Espadon' sounds really great for it, even though there was one already, the first single-seat French jet. It would never have made a naval aircraft though as the engine intake and exhaust was in a separate pod underneath the fuselage!

Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #20 on: January 10, 2010, 02:09:46 pm »
Thanks for the suggestion PR19.

Espadon was proposed to my girlfriend (along with Albatros) and she prefers Espadon (she also found Blake & Mortimer Espadon very nice). Now this project is "Dassault Espadon". Here is the logo for the aircraft :

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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2010, 02:40:17 pm »
Espadon - Swordfish, right?  Good name.   ;D ;D
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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2010, 10:37:11 pm »
Looks like a very feasible design to me

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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2010, 08:35:49 am »
Here is the latest WIP pics...


The T-tail

The main landing gear, a mix between F-35, F-16 and Mirage 3

Some general views




A "profile" view

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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2010, 11:05:16 am »
i love the concept, i did the same thing with a gripen about 5 years back, moving the canards to the tail, kinda looks like a Super Etandard  ;D

looks fantastic  :thumbsup:
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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2010, 11:11:12 am »
Really good! :wub: :wub: :thumbsup: :wub: :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2010, 07:20:22 am »
Thanks a lot everybody. I hope to finish this project soon (I'm on holidays, back to work tomorrow  :banghead:)
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Re: Dassault Espadon
« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2014, 05:39:01 pm »
Wow....who knew ? First off, thanks for sharing that profile Geoff. Secondly, how cool is this ? Kinda surprised at how much like an Entendard it looks. Love the mixture of colours and weapons too. Was it ever finished ?

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Hold that thought-I've yet to look at the finished builds thread.

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