F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

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The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among oThe Iraqi pilot fired a missile at them, which was decoyed by chaff and flares from the Raven. ... A more subtle microprocessor autopilot in the guidance and control unit, with a bigger laser seeker head and enlarged tail fins ... Others had to use emergency airfields due to fuel starvation (as a result of flying lower and faster than anticipated to avoid the defences) or seek aerial tankers, but all returned safely.

Title:F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat
Author:Peter Davies
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2014-02-20


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