27 June 2022 - Mark (Tranquil) Beale has painted a set of four textures for the
AI Mirage 2000C by Henk Schuitemaker. The textures are
of four Mirage 2000C specially painted for the June 23
Deactivation Ceremony at BA 115 Orange-Caritat to represent the seven units that
operated the 2000C: EC 1/5 'Vendée', EC 2/5 'Île de France', EC 3/5 'Comtat Venaissin',
EC 1/12 'Cambrésis', EC 2/12 'Picarde', EC 4/33 'Vexin', and EC 3/11 'Corse'.
23 June 2022 - A
withdrawel ceremony at BA 115 Orange-Caritat (LFMO)
marked the end of the Mirage 2000C in French service and the
official disbandment of Escadron de Chasse 2/5 (EC 2/5) 'Île de France', the last frontline
operator of the original Mirage 2000C. The Mirage 2000-5F and Mirage 2000D remain in service.
19 June 2022 - Another repaint by Mark (Tranquil) Beale. This time a
Mirage 2000C RDI of EC 2/5 'Île de France' at
BA 115 Orange-Caritat (LFMO) with special
"Mission Accomplie" scheme to commemorate the end of EC 2/5 operating the Mirage
2000. The testures are intended for use with the AI Mirage 2000 package for
Prepar3Dv4 by Henk Schuitemaker.
10 June 2022 - Mark (Tranquil) Beale has painted a Rafale B
in the 2022 NATO Tiger Meet markings of ECE 01.030 'Côte d'Argent'. The unit is
assigned to the Centre d'Expertise Aérien Militaire (CEAM) at
BA 118 Mont-de-Marsan. The textures are for use with the
AI Rafale packages by Nick Black and MAIW.
5 June 2022 - Mark (Tranquil) Beale has been painting a series of Rafale C and M
aircraft in commemorative and special schemes for use with the
AI Rafale packages by Nick Black and MAIW. The first is a
Rafale C flown by the 2022 Rafale Solo Display Team of ETR (Rafale Transition Squadron)
3/4 'Aquitaine' based at BA113 St Dizier (LFSI).
1 May 2022 - April was a slow month and a busy month at work. I did
some trolling and found some textures I hadn't seen before. This first was
a follow-on to a set of textures by Michel "COYOTTE" A. for the
Mirage 2000 by Metal2Mesh. This set includes
four blue and desert camouflage schemes for fictional Red Flag type Aggressor aircraft.
10 April 2022 - Another scenery of an Armée de l'Air air base for
MSFS by Alexandre Remy of the FAFZone. This time
BA113 St Dizier (LFSI). The sceney includes bespoke airbase buildings,
static aircraft and photoreal tile.
30 March 2022 - FAFZone have released v1.3 of their modifications to Henk
Schuitemaker's P3Dv4 update to Kirk Olssen's
Mirage F1. This full package is for use with
MSFS and includes textures by Pascal Colin for five aircraft of EC 4/30 'Vexin'
while stationed at BA188 Djibouti-Ambouli.
12 March 2022 - Another scenery of an Armée de l'Air air base for MSFS
by Alexandre Remy of the FAFZone. This time
BA116 Luxeuil-Saint Sauveur (LFSX). The sceney includes bespoke airbase
buildings, static aircraft and photoreal tile.
20 February 2022 - Pascal Colin of the FAFZone has painted a large collection of
textures for the Mirage 2000-5F of EC 1/2 'Cigognes' at
BA 116 Luxeuil-Saint-Sauveur (LFSX). The collection
includes textures for 22 aircraft and are intended for the
Mirage 2000-5F of Roland Laborie.
12 February 2022 - Alexandre Remy of the FAFZone has released new Armée
de l'Air air bases for MSFS. The first is
BA120 Cazaux (LFBC). The sceney includes bespoke (new "common" scenery
term since the release of MSFS) airbase buildings, static aircraft and photoreal tile.
2 February 2022 - Here is a set of two repaints for use with Henk Schuitemaker's
P3Dv4 update to Kirk Olssen's Mirage F1. The textures
by Pascal Colin represent a Mirage F1C and a Mirage F1C-200
of EC 4/30 'Vexin' while stationed at BA188 Djibouti-Ambouli.
22 January 2022 - I've come across some new-to-me Mirage 2000 repaints. The first
is a special Mirage 2000-5F of EC 1/2 'Cigognes' at
BA 116 Luxeuil-Saint-Sauveur (LFSX). The special
markings are for the
Bleuet de France. The textires are intended for the
Mirage 2000-5F of Roland Laborie.
8 January 2022 - Let's start the new year with some scenery. SkyDesigners have
made a new scenery for BA188 Djibouti-Ambouli /
USN Camp Lemonnier (HFFF). Included are civilian, French, US, Japanese and Spanish
detachments. Since it is for MSFS it is really quite incredible looking.
Avaiable for purchase from
1 January 2022 -
Best Wishes and Happy New Year to All!
photograph Copyright Avions M.Dassault.
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