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Dassault Espadon
« on: January 08, 2010, 02:01:36 pm »
Okay, this idea is a little bit silly. The delta wing is not good for an embarked plane, besides mono-reactor. But I had a Mirage III wreck abadoned then I decided to make my second creation for " Navalize It!! ".

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2010, 03:36:20 pm »
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this idea is a little bit silly

No idea is silly here...

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2010, 03:46:11 pm »
Yup....nothing to silly for this place !

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2010, 04:24:19 pm »
And how could it be silly if it incorporates one of the most beautiful aircraft ever to take to the skies?  :wub: :wub: :wub:
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2010, 01:05:55 am »
Ok ok. Maybe it is the greatest idea that Dassault's engineers never had  ;D.
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2010, 02:03:15 am »
When I read Mirage IIIN, I thought of a nuclear strike variant of our beloved Mirage (sounds like Mirage 2000N)...
... now I am glad to see that I was wrong! :lol:

Looking forward for the rest of the build!

(By the way, would it not be more appropriate to call it Mirage IIIM for a navalized version?)

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2010, 02:33:57 am »
I thought about Mirage IIIN (for Naval) but there is a little confusion with the N for the Nuclear variants. But in RW, the nuclear variant was the Mirage IIIE. Mirage IIIM (for Marine, not Morocco or Malta I suppose) is a good appellation too. I have to choose  :banghead: I'll think during the built (or maybe I can ask your opinions).
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2010, 09:29:28 am »
Well if you think a delta is too difficult for carrier operations, add canards and stroger undercarriage (remember Rafale). On the other hand, N can mean Nuclear strike, from a Navy carrier! :thumbsup:
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2010, 01:22:34 pm »
Just fit canards, it flies better with those :wub:

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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2010, 01:39:09 pm »
Maybe pop-out foreplanes in the nose like the Swiss Mirage Milan:




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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2010, 01:40:52 pm »
Here is a first update


Front undercarriage (taken from... heu... je sais plus, maybe Rafale M)


The arrestor hook and rudders

Thanks to all for the "Canard" idea. I love the pics Greg. Mirage with moustaches  ;D
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2010, 01:43:00 pm »
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2010, 01:53:58 pm »
So if a navalised Mirage is having canards, and canard is French for duck, why not name this build the French for 'Sheldrake'?  ;D ;D
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2010, 02:11:20 pm »
So if a navalised Mirage is having canards, and canard is French for duck, why not name this build the French for 'Sheldrake'?  ;D ;D

The french word is "Tadorne"... Doesn't sound very good. Maybe "Barracuda" (Barracuda) ou "Espadon" (Swordfish)(I found Exocet very nice but a Dassault Exocet carrying Matra Exocet...)
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Re: Dassault Mirage IIIN
« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2010, 02:28:13 pm »
This help ?

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