Volume 8 in the AirlinerTech series describes and depicts the turbofan TriStar in great detail. In-depth discussion and illustrations of the TriStar’s advance systems and state of the art safety features are explained and illustrated with the use of annotated photographs and diagrams, many from manufacturer’s documents. Modifications to the L-1011 are described and illustrated including the UK Royal Airforce versions, the Flying Hospital, and a rocket launching version of the L-1011 which was used to put satellites into orbit. Pilot interviews are also included. The photos in this edition are black and white.