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F-111 Aardvark Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Air Force
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The F-111 Aardvark flew 4000 combat missions during the Vietnam War, struck Libya in 1986, and saw action during Operation Desert Storm. Originally designed as a medium-range fighter-bomber, the... More > versatile aircraft proved its meddle as a strategic bomber, tractical strike aircraft, and reconnaissance platform. When it debuted in 1964, the F-111 ushered in a new era. Equipped with variable-geometry wings, afterburning turbofan engines, and terrain-following radar, the high-tech F-111 was truly groundbreaking. Originally printed by General Dynamics and the United States Air Force in the 1960s, this F-111 Flight Operating Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Grumman 'Spark Vark' By peter dancey
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The Grumman Raven was the USAF's counterpart to the US Navy's Prowler. The Raven modified ex-USAF F-111A airplanes produced by Grumman Aircraft, The type played a vital role in supression of Libyan... More > surveillance and dfense radars in the 1980s retaliation raids launched from USAFE bases in the UK< Less
United States Air Force Europe - Fighter Bombers By peter dancey
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Few aircraft can match the F-111 Aardvark for speed, sophistication and lethality. Following a disappointing baptism of fire in south-east Asia it returned to theater and redeemed itself to reemerge... More > in the UK at two USAFE forward operating bases where they formed the cornerstone of NATO's 'Cold War' strike force although well-versed in nuclear strike the NATO Aardvarks formed a highly competent conventional fighter-bomber force. Here we take a detailed look at Upper Heyford's 20th TFW and Lakenheath's 48th TFW operational profile< Less