General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1998. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. The format is approximately 8.625 inches by 11.25 inches. 314, [6] 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

ISBN: 0764305875

[Book #87304]

Price: $375.00

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