Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1998. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. The format is approximately 8.625 inches by 11.25 inches. 314,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (many in color). Appendices. Inscribed by the author the the verso of the fep. Inscription reads To Gene Don Logan July 24, 1998. Don Logan as a result of the revival of the B-1 as the B-1B by the Reagan administration, and the selection of Boeing as the contractor for the avionics integration, based on his previous B-1 experience, Don Logan was made the Lead Editor of the Flight and Weapon Delivery manual written by Boeing. In addition to the B-1, he had also developed the Flight Manual for the E-8A JOINT Stars aircraft, and the Flight/Weapon Delivery manuals for the Boeing Navigation and Weapon Delivery Systems which was installed in the RF-4V and F-4E. He has become one of the notable and prolific aeronautical authors of work on modern high performance military aircraft and their supporting systems and armaments. This book is a pictorial history of the F-111, the greatest jet fighter-bomber ever built, and includes 740 color photos covering all models from the F-111A through the F-111K. In addition to a Roll Call including histories of each individual aircraft, photos of over 90% of the aircraft are included. Nose art of the FB-111A is covered with 48 photos. Book chapters include; Program History, Aircraft System Description, USAF Tactical F-111s, Strategic FB-111s, U.S. Navy F-111Bs, Royal Australian Air Force F- 111s, British Royal Air Force F-111Ks, F-111 Combat Operations, and NASA F-111s. One Hundred and twenty Unit and Campaign patches are included, along with appendices on External Differences, Avionics Systems, F-111 Specifications, a Unit and Tail Code Summary, Attrited Aircraft, and a list of the 113 Aircrew members who died flying the F-111. Condition: Very good / Very good.
Keywords: F-111, Aardvark, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Warplane, Fighter-Bomber, TFX, Avionics, Strategic Bomber, General Dynamics, Pave Tack, Pave Mover, Flight Testing, Combat Operations, Transonic, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Operation Provide Com