Mirage-2000: Pushing the limits

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Police of the sky over Baltic countries :) Two French Mirage 2000-5 with RDY and Mica missiles. Peaceful music helps me finding sleep .

Fighter squadron 1/2 "Storks"

 
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Police of the sky over Baltic countries :) Two French Mirage 2000-5 with RDY and Mica missiles. Peaceful music helps me finding sleep .

Fighter squadron 1/2 "Storks"

Can you suggest some good French War movies like Les Chevaliers Du Ciel?

But only those whose English translation is out?
I saw one, Special Forces as well.. that was also pretty good.
 

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Can you suggest some good French War movies like Les Chevaliers Du Ciel?

But only those whose English translation is out?
I saw one, Special Forces as well.. that was also pretty good.
Can't think of any :( French directors and producers prefer making historical movies far in the past. "Special Forces" and " Sky Fighters " with Magimel and Cornillac are two exceptions . There is also " The search " ( Hazanavicius ' movie), 2014, but it is about Chechenya.
 

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In this great Hushkit piece, a RAF pilot has lot of nice things to say about the Mirage 2000.
He flew in the Mirage 2000 C version from 1993-1997 .

"After mastering the Lightning and Tornado, the RAF’s Ian Black volunteered to fly France’s hottest fighter, the superb Mirage 2000. Black explains what is was like to fly the ultimate Mirage, and how it fared in dogfights against the most formidable fighters of the 1980s"

https://hushkit.net/2016/10/13/mirage-2000-pilot-interview-cutting-it-in-the-electric-cakeslice/
 

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Impressive "Storks" Mirage 2000-5 pics courtesy of Lithuanian Air Force :


 

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Lot of Mirage 2000 magic in the end of this video celebrating the 75th anniversary of Armée de l’Air Fighter Squadron 3/11 “Corse” , currently stationed in Djibouti.

 

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These videos are nothing!!! Check out Mirage-2000C solo displays & demonstrations of YouTube...
The team was disbanded in 2017, i think. But it's pilots head some skills & the aircraft is capable of crazy ITR manoeuvres at high speed, might even better than flankers!!!
An example:
 

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I wish we could do something like this with our Tejas. 2 more WVR/BVR on the belly. It would have made Tejas even more deadly.
Look at that configuration. Lca mk1 can already copy it.
It can already carry 2 ccm + 2 spice + 2 bvr + centre line drop tanks with ldp.
It's one missile less then mirage which has 5 mica there. But lca mk1a will carry Astra and derbyER which have far more range than mica.

It's more than enough for endurance of lca.
 

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