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21 July 2017 - Mark Beale painted textures for a Mirage 2000C of EC 2/5 'Ile de France' at BA 115 'Orange-Caritat' (LFMO).  The aircraft wears special markings for the 75 Anniversary of the squadron (1941/2016).  These textures are for use with the AI Mirage 2000C by Fernando Martinez.

10 July 2017 - A repaint by Tom Weiss for the FSX/P3D Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  This one is a Mirage 2000EM assigned to the 82 Squadron of the Egypt Air Force at Gebel El Basur (HE0T).  Two versions are included -- clean and weathered.

2 July 2017 - Dan Hult included textures for the AI Rafale of Nick Black/MAIW in his Indian Air Force AI repaint package.  The bonus textures include both the Rafale B and Rafale C.

23 June 2017 - Here is a Mirage 2000H of the Indian Air Force No.7 Sqn 'Battle Axes' by Tom Weiss.  Textures are provided for both the standard blue/gray scheme as well as their unique tan/green scheme.  The textures are for use with the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  Unfortunetly there is no FS9/FSX scenery for Maharajpur Air Force Station.  If you know of one please let me know.

10 June 2017 - Another repaint by Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  This one is a Mirage 2000 assigned to the 114 Combat Wing of the Hellenic Tactical Air Force (HTAF) at Tanagra AB, Greece (LGTG).

28 May 2017 - Mark Beale painted three schemes that were worn to mark the retirement in November 2015 of the Mirage after 43 years of service with the Fuerza Aérea Argentina.  The textures are for aircraft among the AI Mirage Series by Michael Pearson.  Included are a Mirage IIIDA painted in an Argentina flag scheme (below).  The second is an IAI Dagger B (Finger) and the third is a Mirage IIIEA.  All were assigned to Grupo Aéreo 6 de Caza at Tandil AB.

21 May 2017 - While visiting the forum at Military AI Works I found two repaints for the AI Rafale by Nick Black/MAIW.  The first by Mark Beale is a Rafale M in the scheme worn at the 2014 NATO Tiger Meet.  The second by Drag is a Rafale B in 50th Birthday of the FAS (Forces Aériennes Stratégiques, Strategic Air Forces) scheme.

19 May 2017 - The website transfer has been completed.  There was a lot of behind-the-scenes work since the domian name was somehow controlled by a third entity who wasn't convinced I was the owner of the website.  But it is all back under my own control now.  If you have benefitted from this website please consider a small donation so I can keep it going.

? May 2017 - I am in the process of moving the Mirage4FS.com website to a new host.  As soon as you (and I) can see this update message the process will have been completed.  At the current cost I could not afford to keep the website going with my own money even with the few donations (those of you who have donated -- Thank You Again!).  I will continue to update both locations until this announcement appears to signal the new location is live.

15 May 2017 - A new texture set was released by Steven Kreusser for the Mirage III/5/Nesher by Mark Harper.  The scheme represents a Mirage IIIOA in the "Fanta Can" scheme worn by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Aircraft Research and Development Unit (ARDU) in the 1980s.

10 May 2017 - Dan Hult painted textures for three aircraft types operated by Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC).  Included with the Hunter and L-39 fleets and flightplans are six textures for the IAI Kfir C2.  The textures are intended for the AI USMC Kfir C2 (F-21A) by Mike Pearson.

5 May 2017 - Mark Beale has painted a texture set for the Super Etendard of Nick Black.  The scheme was worn by a Super Etendard Modernisé of the Flotilla 17F based in BAN Landivisiau for the retirement ceremony of the Super Etendard in 1916.

29 April 2017 - Luca Paoloni painted the Kfir C2 by Eduardo Fadul in the fictitious markings worn by the "MiG" aircraft flown in the movie "Iron Eagle".

19 April 2017 - L'Iguane has released two FS2004 Mirage III packages designed around the Mirage III of J.E Narcizo.  Each includes new textures by L'Iguane and modified FDE, panel, and visual model file.  See the Readme file for requirements and credits.

10 April 2017 - There has been some renewed interest in the Rafale M by Bruno Mérelle (Thor's Hammer).  It was brought to my attention that there was a problem with my repaints when used with an external cockpit such as the FSX-Acceleration F-18.  After reviewing the problem I have updated my texture packages and cockpit merge instructions accordingly.  The new packages are intended for use with the v2.2 update installed.

5 April 2017 - Another installment of repaints by Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  Both are for Armée de l'Air aircraft in the markings of EC 1/12 'Cambresis'.  One is assigned to SPA166 (Black Eagle) and the other (below) is assigned to SPA89 (Wasp).  Tom has also updated his previous Armée de l'Air Mirage 2000C repaints for EC 3/11 'Corse' and EC 1/2 'Cigognes' with improved normal and specular templates.

14 March 2017 - Celebrating Pi Day with another repaint from Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  In this installment a non-fictional aircraft in the markings of 1st Air Defense Group 'Jaguars' of the Força Aérea Brasileira at Anápolis Air Base, Brasil (SBAN).

4 March 2017 - Antonio Idem has painted a new set of textures for the Mirage F1-200 by Kirk Olsson.  The textures represent F1M 14-37 of Ala 14, 142 Sqn of the Ejército d'Aire as it appeared at the 2007 NATO Tiger Meet.

25 February 2017 - An installment of two repaints by Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  These are both fictitious representatives of USAF Air National Guard units.  Included are the 162nd Fighter Squadron "Cougars" of the Ohio ANG and the 194th Fighter Squadron of the Califonia ANG.

12 February 2017 - I have found an improved scenery for my favorite Armée de l'Air base.  Gérard Finaltéri, webmaster at Virtual Cors'Air, has made updates to the scenery for BA 126 Solanzara (LFKS) he released in December 2009 with Christian Santoni.  He has also put together several new traffic files to update the visiting aircraft to include the Rafale.  I recommend using this scenery with the Hi-Definition photoreal ground polygon by Gilbert Gaussorgues.

2 February 2017 - Another installment of repaints by Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  These are all fictitious representatives of real Israeli Air Force F-16 or F-15 units.  Included are 115 Agressor Squadron (The Flying Dragon Squadron), 106 Squadron (The Spearhead Squadron), 119 Squadron (The Bat Squadron -- below), and 109 Squadron (The Valley Squadron).

21 January 2017 - Sim Skunk Works have given an update on the status of their forthcoming Mirage F1.  "F1 development has been stopped for a while to give precedence to update F104 S/G with new radar and new weapon.  It will resume soon, hope to have something serious to show you within the first quarter of 2017."  That is good news and hopefully anything learned from the F-104G/S update will be applied to their Mirage F1.

18 January 2017 - Today is the birthday of Bertrand Barbé, a long time contributor of texture repaints for Mirage and Rafale subjects.  Bertrand has painted two textures for the Rafale Marine by Roland Laborie.  The first represents Rafale M n°27 of Flotille 11F as it appeared at the 2014 NATO Tiger Meet.  The second represents Rafale M n°32 as it was painted for the 90th Anniversary ceremonies of Flotille 11F in 2012.

8 January 2017 - La Royal French Navy (RFN) have released their new maritime AI Traffic for FCLP (Field Carrier Landing Practice).  All necessary scenery files are included as well as Alizé, Crusader, Etendard IVM and IVP, Hawkeye, Rafale, Super-Etendard, and Zephyr aircraft.  More information here.

3 January 2017 - Starting off the new year with another repaint from Tom Weiss for the Mirage 2000C from Metal2Mesh.  In this installment a fictional aircraft in the markings of 76 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force.

    1 January 2017 - Best Wishes and Happy New Year to All!



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