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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #180 on: April 25, 2020, 10:19:52 am »
There was a Mirage 5 which was very aerodynamic, with no windscreen at all:  :-\ <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #181 on: April 25, 2020, 10:36:30 am »
It'd be an expensive model, but you could do that with a Mirage 5 and Leduc 022 kits.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #182 on: April 25, 2020, 11:47:15 am »
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #183 on: April 25, 2020, 08:10:17 pm »
Yes, for the old planes I drew such P-51s in my "Virtual Mustangs" book, page 43 of it.
(At the beginning of the file http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/MV01B.pdf )
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #184 on: April 26, 2020, 10:26:33 am »
There was a Mirage 5 version with the drag of a windscreen but big visibility: <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #185 on: May 01, 2020, 03:37:51 am »
2-seat Mirages 5 are not completely what-if (the Mirage 5BD is seriously famous in Belgium) but I am completing the collection: <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #186 on: May 03, 2020, 10:17:57 am »
from https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=20326.5355
made me think of a prone pilot version. Have you done one of them?
Like the prone pilot Meteor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloster_Meteor_F8_%22Prone_Pilot%22
There were also Mirages like that (with either Prone Observer or else: Prone Pilot): <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #187 on: May 03, 2020, 10:27:39 pm »
from https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=20326.5355
made me think of a prone pilot version. Have you done one of them?
Like the prone pilot Meteor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloster_Meteor_F8_%22Prone_Pilot%22
There were also Mirages like that (with either Prone Observer or else: Prone Pilot): <_<


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Hmmm ... Lying position ... Beware of possible falling asleep !  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #188 on: June 15, 2020, 11:27:21 am »
Thanks tonton!
And seeing a Potuguese Mirage 5PL(M) being built at https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=47860.0 by dear dogfighterZen,
I imagined a Mirage with Portuguese Cross X-Wing: <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #189 on: June 16, 2020, 07:41:29 am »
I imagined a Mirage with Portuguese Cross X-Wing: <_<
Apart of the export market for Portugal, Dassault proposed a more simplified X-Wing Mirage for the Armée de l'Air: <_<
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Re: Mirage III, Mirage V, Nesher, Dagger, and Kfir
« Reply #190 on: June 27, 2020, 09:04:10 am »
If I remember well, the Mirage 5 had no radar in the nose (different from Mirage III), so the nose could be very slim, like on an Etendard II: <_<
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