Dassault Mirage III

Swiss Dassault Mirage unveiled at Pima

Just over two years after its arrival, former Swiss Air Force Dassault Mirage IIIRS R-2107 has been unveiled at its new home

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Switzerland bids fond farewell to world's only civil-operated Mirage IIIDS

The end of an era was marked at Payerne Air Base in Switzerland on May 25, when former Swiss Air Force-operated Dassault Mirage IIIDS (ex-serial J-2012, now registered as HB-RDF) – the only airworthy, civil-registered example of the fighter in the world – completed its final flight

Why is Europe's sole civilian Mirage III being grounded?

It was announced on March 27 that the Musee de lAviation Militaire-Clin d Ailes in Switzerland is to retire twin-seat Dassault Mirage IIIDS…

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The Swiss Dassault Mirage III scandal

Military aircraft procurement is now a highly controversial issue in Switzerland, but this was not always the case. It all started in 1964, when the cost of acquiring the Dassault Mirage III spiralled out of control

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Aircraft profile: Dassault Mirage III

Mirage III series single-seaters were significant members of the world-famous line of delta-winged warplanes produced in France by Dassault. Malcolm V Lowe tells their story