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Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 11,090 lb SNECMA Atar 09K50 turbojet
Speed: 2 555 kph, 1,450mph mph
Range: 1,200km, 1 800miles
Seats: 1
Length: 15.00m, 49ft 3in
Span: 8.40m, 7ft 7in
Empty Weight: 7 400kg, 16,314lb
Max T/O Weight: 14 900kg, 32,850lb
Period of Service: 1975 - 1992

Mirage F1CZ

Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Dassault-Breguet
Country of Manufacture: France
Role: Fighter

Single-seat interceptor and multi-role fighter.

South Africa received the first of 16 F1CZs in 1975 for No. 3 Squadron at Waterkloof. They saw action in the confrontation with Angola until the coming of relative peace resulted in the squadron disbanding in September 1992 and putting its Mirages into storage.


Mirage F1CZ in 1993. Mirage F1CZ in 1988. Mirage F1CZ 209 in 1991. Mirage F1CZ 202. Mirage F1CZ 203. Mirage F1CZ 201.