The B-1 Lancer F-111 Aardvark USAF Swept Wing Bombers DVD is a collection of vintage films on the amazing USAF aircraft using the variable swept-wing technology - the Rockwell four-engine B-1 Lancer bomber and all-weather twin engine General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark. We hope you'll enjoy!
Film #1 - YB-1 Development - The Rockwell YB-1a Lancer was developed as a low terrain strategic bomber that flew low enough to avoid Russian radar. This film shows the B-1a which later developed into the B-1b bomber. Runtime is about 13 minutes.
Film #2 - B-1 Evaluation - A rare short film by Rockwell explaining the B-1a flight characteristics and stats. Runtime is about 5 minutes.
Film #3 - Desert Storm Story - In 1991, Saddam Hussein refused to surrender Kuwait and a coalition of nations removed his Iraqi Army by force. This is that story and all of the aircraft used to do the job including the F-111 and B-1 Lancer. Runtime is about 37 minutes.
Film #4 - F-111 Aardvark - A collection of films on the F-111 Aardvark from F-111a to a short film on its retirement. Runtime is about 14 minutes.
Film #5 - B-1 Lancer Mid-air Refueling - See the KC-135 and the KC-10 from takeoff to Refueling the B-1b Lancer in flight. Amazing footage. Runtime is about 6 minutes.
Film #6 - B-1B Newsreels - These are five short newsreels with a runtime of about 10 minutes:
Total runtime for the B-1 Lancer F-111 Aardvark USAF Swept Wing Bombers DVD is about 85 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.