B-1B Lancer

The story of the B-1R Regional bomber, the Mach 2.2 Lancer powered by F-22’s F119 engines that never was

The story of the B-1R Regional bomber, the Mach 2.2 Lancer powered by F-22’s F119 engines that never was

The Bone Nicknamed “The Bone,” the B-1B Lancer is a long-range, multi-mission, supersonic conventional bomber, which has served the United States Air… Read More

4 days ago

Meet B-1B “Lancelot,” the Lancer pulled from the 309th AMARG to rejoin USAF Strategic Bomber Fleet

B-1B “Lancelot” A decommissioned B-1B Lancer aircraft was pulled from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan… Read More

2 months ago

Out of the boneyard and into the force: B-1B Lancer to be resurrected from AMARG to rejoin USAF Strategic Bomber Fleet

B-1B Lancer regeneration Out of the boneyard and into the force: starting in October 2023, Dyess Air Force Base and… Read More

2 months ago

USAF B-1 pilot recalls when he assisted in the landing a Boeing 737 copilot after the captain fell ill

Two pilots on the flight deck Commercial aviation is the world’s safest mode of transportation, and history shows that having… Read More

2 months ago

B-1B Instrument Flight Controls Specialist recalls when a Lancer Weapons Crew was crushed between B-1B’s Bomb Bay Doors (Luckily, he survived the incident)

The B-1A The B-1A was initially developed in the 1970s as a replacement for the B-52. Four prototypes of this… Read More

3 months ago

B-1B Lancer strategic bombers from Ellsworth AFB temporarily relocate to Dyess AFB

B-1B Lancer bombers from Ellsworth AFB relocate to Dyess AFB After a B-1B Lancer crashed at Ellsworth Air Force Base… Read More

4 months ago

B-1B Lancer strategic bomber crashes at Ellsworth AFB during training mission. The crew ejected safely.

B-1B Lancer crashes at Ellsworth AFB A US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer strategic bomber assigned to Ellsworth Air Force… Read More

5 months ago

USAF B-1B Lancer bombers receive first-ever hot-pit refuel in Turkey

USAF B-1B bombers receive hot-pit refuel in Turkey US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bombers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary… Read More

7 months ago

Volume up! Cool video features the loudest B-1B Lancer takeoff ever

A very loud B-1B Lancer takeoff Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips at RAF Fairford on Jun. 18, 2023, the… Read More

11 months ago

The B-1B is so noisy that when the second Lancer was about to arrive at Dyess AFB rumors spread that the noise from the bomber would smash all the windows of the nearby city of Abilene

The B-1B Lancer The B-1 Lancer is a swing-wing bomber intended for high-speed, low-altitude penetration missions. Its first flight was… Read More

11 months ago

USAF B-1B Bombers take part in Cope India exercise for first time (The Indian Air Force would need a Squadron of Lancer Strategic Bombers urgently)

The Indian Air Force, which has reportedly toyed with the idea of acquiring modern bombers in the past, would need… Read More

1 year ago

B-1 baby on board: Meet Maj. Lauren Olme, the first USAF Aviatrix to fly during entire pregnancy

Baby Olme, who is expected to arrive in April 2023, has become one of the first babies in the Department… Read More

1 year ago

B-1 to replace B-2 for Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game flyovers due to Spirit fleet stand-down after recent incident in which a B-2 was damaged at Whiteman AFB

Whiteman AFB B-2 aircraft will not be participating in the 2023 Rose Parade or Rose Bowl Game flyovers. Instead, B-1… Read More

1 year ago

USAF to unveil B-21 Raider bomber first week in December

The USAF confirmed it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider in the first week of December during an unveiling ceremony… Read More

2 years ago

Dyess B-1B Lancer strategic bombers conduct missions and training in Alaska, South America

B-1B bombers from Dyess AFB, Texas, were everywhere from south of the equator to just outside the Arctic circle last… Read More

2 years ago

Videos show B-1B Lancer strategic bomber catching fire during engine maintenance on the flightline at Dyess Air Force Base

Filmed on Apr. 20, 2022 the videos in this post show a B-1B Lancer strategic bomber catching fire during routine… Read More

2 years ago