Panavia Tornado

Strike, Anti-ship, Air Superiority, Air Defence, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Fighter-bomber

Dave Windle

Date Published :
February 2011
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Series :
Profiles of Flight
Illustration :
30 color profiles - 1 page each, 50 b/w photos
No associated books available.


The Tornado has been the backbone of the RAF within its many different theaters of operation. The aircraft started as a European venture between Germany, Italy and the UK, based on the original swing-wing technology invented by Barnes-Wallis. It has also been successfully exported to several Middle-Eastern air forces. It is likely to remain in service for several years to come.

This book contains the world famous color profiles created by Dave Windle of the type in different operational modes, configurations and color schemes. Martin Bowman has written detailed descriptions and photographs to create the perfect enthusiasts reference.

About The Author

Dave Windle has gained the reputation of being Britain’s most skilful creator of aircraft profiles. He draws upon his service with the RAF to maintain complete accuracy. Lives near Aberdeen. Martin Bowman is one of Britain’s foremost aviation historians and has written many books and articles.

He lives in Norwich.

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