Port side tail of Dassault Mirage F1 N° 02 (1)

Test pilots, or Armée de l'Air officers having to follow from the beginning the new type of aircraft having to be introduced in the future, had custom to apply the insigna of the main unit where they served. Her one of the famous storks having been applied on Nieuport and Spad fighter flights of the 1914-18 War of which traditions survived until our days in combat units.