The variable-geometry Panavia Tornado is the result of a tri-national development programme between Britain, Germany and Italy, and has seen service during the Gulf War and the conflict over the Balkans. This volume tells the full story of the Tornado, which details the background and politics that led to the formation of Panavia; the development and testing of the aeroplane; and its subsequent service life in a variety of roles with its European and Saudi Arabian operators.The most obvious was the introduction of the more powerful RB.l99 Mkl04 engine . This new powerplant ... engine control, or a#39;FADECa#39;. This modification gave an extra 10 per cent thrust and reduced afterburner fuel consumption by 4 per cent.
|Publisher||:||Crowood Press - 1999|