Snecma ATAR 09C5 engine exposed, disassembled outside the fuselage. As a replaced or new engine to be installed in a workshop diorama.
This model has been tested in adjustment and dimensions in the model of the Mirage III E and R ( reconnaissance version ) of Italeri at 1/32 scale.
The Snecma ATAR now owned by Safran, is a powerplant used as an evolutionary base throughout successive french fighter-bomber models. It began to be designed in 1946 by a french development team lead by Hermann Oestrich, engineer participated in the german BMW 003 engine.
The ATAR 09 was used on the Mirage III, IV, V and F1 aircraft. As in other emblematic planes. The 09C was used on the Mirage III and V.