Only one example of the Mystere IV N was built. It was designed as a two seat night fighter version of the Mystere IV, but now with apparent nose radome. The French Air Force chose to buy 60 North American F-86K nightfighters instead!
After its operational life for Aeronavale had ended, this Sikorsky Seabat became gate guard at the airport of Saint Raphael. Fortunately the CAEA acquired it and has kept it inside ever since it arrived at Bordeaux.
Delivered in 1963, the Etendard has served various Aeronavale units, including 11F, 15F, 17F and 59S. It was severely damaged on board carrier Clemenceau when the port undercarriage leg broke during a catapult start. It was nevertheless repaired and finally withdrawn in 1987.
204 was delivered to the Armée de l'Air on 4 December 1962. It was flown out of Dijon with several tactic coded like '2-LY, 2-LV, 2-FL, 2-FD, 2-FU, and 2-FO) It later served at CIFAS 328 at Bordeaux-Mérignac. Witdrawn from use and arriving in the CAEA collection in May 1988.
B01 was the first production Mirage 2000B, making its first flight on 11 October 1980. It was used Dassault as demonstration machine for the new type. Later as testbed for various ordnance and RDY radar. It ended its career at the CEV of Istres in 1995 and was donated to the CAEA collection in the same year.
F-ZBBW arrived in France in 1976. As 'Pelican 47' the firebomber made 5064 flying hours before it was withdrawn from use on May 24 1996. The piston engined CL-215 was replaced by its turboprop driven relative, the Canadair CL-415T. F-ZBBW was trucked from its homebase Marseille-Marignane to Bordeaux, where it arrived on 8 February 2005.