9780061346194

Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide

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    9780061346194

  • ISBN10:

    0061346195

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/5/2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

The essential guide to the world's aircraft Over 500 color photographs Civilian and military aircraft Technical data Recognition silhouettes Aircraft markings identification guide

Excerpts

Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide Fifth Edition

Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-111 Aardvark USA

Being replaced in US service by tire F-15E, the V-111 will soldier or) in Australian service until 2020. Originally designed to carry out a wide variety of tasks from interceptor to bomber, from carriers or (and, the 'vark found its niche low-level bombing from and.

Variants and operators

E-11IC: Australia. EF-111A: USAF

Accommodation

I pilot, I systems operator

Armament

One internal 20 mm M61AI cannoninternal bomb hayHardpoints: four wing (two wet)Warloa6d: 13,610 kq (30,000 lb)Weapons. Paveway; PGMs, bombs, mines

Lockheed Martin F-117A Stealth Fighter USA

Slealth bomber

First seen in public in 1988, the E-117 had been flying Since 1982. The USAF claims IN Weapons lit is t lie 'full range of tactical fighter ordnance' which can include We any missile with an active seeker like HARM or Maverick ind possibly Sidwinder giving it some fighter capability.

Variants and operators F- I I 7A: USAF

Accommodation 1pilot

Armament

Internal bomb bayWarload: approx 1,814 kg (4,000 It))Weapons: poss AIM-9 Sidwindcr; PGMs; JDAM;AGM-65 Maverick; AGM-88 HARM,

Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide Fifth Edition. Copyright © by Michael Gething. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

Excerpted from Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide by Michael J. Gething, Gunter Endres
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