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Old 10-05-2012, 05:38 AM   #3722
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Originally Posted by EVLED View Post
Thanks. More sophisticated than our non-existant strike aircraft...
I believe New Zealand bought Australias Skyhawks and then we leased them back a short time later. Sometime after that, someone realised that we, (Australia), didn't have an aircraft carrier anymore, so "The Fleet Air Arm" was a bit of a joke, so they were eventually retired.

The the aging Mirages were put out to pasture, just as the first Hornets arrived, fitted "for", but not "with" all sorts of advanced...stuff...
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