Don Logans new book covers the complete history of the B-1 Lancer from its inception, through production, and operations with Strategic Air Command. Chapters include:\nThe 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.\nFlight testing of the airframe and avionics, weapons integration testing, and follow-on testing of the avionics, weapons and ECM systems.\nAircraft types used in support of B-1 research and development, and B-1 flight test.\nB-1A and B-1B Aircraft and Avionics systems description.\nB-1 Stores Management System and Weapons certifies for carriage by the B-1B.\nB-1 Aircraft Maintenance System.\nBrief history of the wings and squadrons flying the B-1B.\nDescription of the modifications and updates to the aircraft since production.\nTables 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.\nAn 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.
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 279 x 216 mm