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Monographs 3069 Dessault Mirage F1s

Monographs 3069 Dessault Mirage F1s
AUTHOR S.M. Huertas
LANGUAGE English
BINDING Paperback
NO OF PAGES 86
ILLUSTRATIONS Photos & Illustrations
£21.99

The Mirage F1 emerged from a series of design studies performed by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation. Having originally sought to develop a larger swept wing derivative of the Mirage III, which became the Mirage F2, to serve as a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) propulsion testbed akin to the Dassault Mirage IIIV, however, it was soon recognised that the emerging design could function as the basis for a competent fighter as well. Both the Mirage F2 and a smaller derivative, referred to the Mirage F3, received substantial attention from both Dassault and the French Air Force, the latter being interested in its adoption as a long-range fighter bomber as a stopgap measure prior to the adoption of the envisioned Anglo-French Variable Geometry (AFVG) strike aircraft.

AUTHOR S.M. Huertas
LANGUAGE English
BINDING Paperback
NO OF PAGES 86
ILLUSTRATIONS Photos & Illustrations
PRODUCT CODE 48819AVI
AVAILABILITY In Stock
PRICE
£21.99