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Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 9,370 lb SNECMA Atar 09B turbojet
Speed: 2,350 kph, 1,460mph mph
Range: 1 300km, 808miles
Seats: 2
Length: 15.40m, 50ft 6in
Span: 8.22m, 0ft
Empty Weight: 6 155kg, 13,570lb
Max T/O Weight: 12 600kg, 27,777lb

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
SAAF Museum Historic Flight

Attrition:
No incidents found

Mirage IIIBZ (Museum)

Status: Museum
Manufacturer: Dassault-Breguet
Country of Manufacture: France
Role: Training
 
Description:
Mirage III BZ 'Skydancer' 817 of the SAAF Museum Historic Flight has been given the civil registration of ZU-DMD.
Images:

Mirage IIIBZ 817 in 1993. Mirage IIIBZ 817 taxiing in after landing in 1993 at George Airport. Note the tailpipe has been burned through on the underside by a malfunctioning afterburner. The aircraft performed one circuit and landed safely. Mirage IIIBZ 817 in 2000, painted as 'Skydancer'.