automatic terrain-following system

F-111 crew members explain why flying the Aardvark at low level with TFR was the BEST way to see the world during the daytime but it was EXCITING in clouds or at night

F-111 crew members explain why flying the Aardvark at low level with TFR was the BEST way to see the world during the daytime but it was EXCITING in clouds or at night

‘Things really got exciting when we flew in clouds or at night over the terrain with TFR,’ Paul Ghiron, former… Read More

2 years ago

USAF pilot recalls the night’s mission where the terrain-following radar of several F-111 attack aircraft failed to work

‘Everyone knew that they had just lost two friends, whose F-111 terrain-following radar system had failed,’ Ron Wagner, former USAF… Read More

2 years ago

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO OF A B-1B LANCER PERFORMING FIRST EVER LOW-ALTITUDE TERRAIN FOLLOWING FOR THE TYPE

Exactly thirty years later on Dec. 12, 2017 a B-1B crew successfully fired two production-configuration LRASMs simultaneously during a test… Read More

7 years ago