The Rockwell B-1B: SAC's Last Bomber

The Rockwell B-1B: SAC's Last Bomber

By: Don R. Logan (author)Hardback

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Don Logan's new book covers the complete history of the B-1 Lancer from its inception, through production, and operations with Strategic Air Command. Chapters include: The development and definition of requirements for a new strategic bomber to replace the B-52, from design beginning through contract selection and production of the four B-1A prototypes. Flight testing of the airframe and avionics, weapons integration testing, and follow-on testing of the avionics, weapons and ECM systems. Aircraft types used in support of B-1 research and development, and B-1 flight test. B-1A and B-1B Aircraft and Avionics systems description. B-1 Stores Management System and Weapons certifies for carriage by the B-1B. B-1 Aircraft Maintenance System. Brief history of the wings and squadrons flying the B-1B. Description of the modifications and updates to the aircraft since production. Tables are included which cover B-1 program milestones, communication and navigation equipment, aircraft specifications and performance, production number and serial number list, aircraft camouflage and paint schemes, and Aircraft name/nose art history. An individual history of each of the 104 B-1s manufactured, including photos of each configuration, paint scheme, and nose art to have appeared on the aircraft.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 08/09/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780887406669
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780887406669
  • weight: 1560
  • ISBN10: 0887406661

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