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

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

1 month ago

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

Filmed at RAF Fairford on Jun. 18, 2023, the cool video in this post features a very loud B-1B Lancer… Read More

5 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

8 months ago

Here’s why USAF put B-52 and B-1B Strategic Bombers on a Giant Trestle

Due to their higher flight altitude and nuclear payload, SAC bombers were the primary object of the tests, but fighters,… Read More

8 months 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

10 months 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

1 year 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

Ellsworth unveils B-1B Lancer tail art dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

A quote added on the nose of the B-1B Lancer read, “In remembrance of the Doolittle Raiders.” The 80th Anniversary… Read More

2 years ago

B-1B Bone Vs Tu-160 Blackjack: Equals or Not?

The Russian military and many of the world's top aviation experts believe that the combination of the Tu-160's performance and… Read More

2 years ago

Latest avionics software update for the B-1B Lancer fleet tested during 30 hour two-ship CONUS to CONUS Bomber Task Force sortie

As part of the Sensors Forward initiative which uses updated software and processes to leverage resident B-1 Electronic Warfare capability,… Read More

2 years ago

That time a B-1B bomber made an emergency landing on Rogers Dry Lake with its wings locked back

On Mar. 10, 1986 a USAF B-1B Lancer strategic bomber, its wings locked back for high-speed flight, made an emergency… Read More

2 years ago

Take-offs, touch and goes and steep banking climbs: cool video shows USAF B-1B bombers operations at RAF Fairford

The cool video in this post features U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer strategic bombers operations at Royal Air Force… Read More

2 years ago

Boeing aims to start testing external hypersonic missile pylon for B-1 Lancer bomber in September 2022

Since the B-52 is up for modernization and until the full use of the B-21, which is due at Dyess… Read More

2 years ago

With last Bone flown to the boneyard at Davis-Monthan AFB, USAF concluded its divestiture of 17 B-1B Lancers

Beginning to retire B-1B Bone legacy bombers allows USAF to pave the way for the B-21 Raider. On Sep. 23,… Read More

2 years ago

USAF retires B-1B “Spectre,” the Lancer that made dramatic emergency landing at Midland airport after the number 4 engine had a fire in mid-air

The B-1B Lancer 86-109, “Spectre,” that had an in-flight fire in one of its engines and a subsequent ejection seat… Read More

3 years ago

USAF wants a squadron of modified B-1B bombers that can carry the AGM-183 hypersonic missile on external hardpoints

The B-1B has eight external hardpoints that were designed to carry the AGM-86B ALCM. These hardpoints were covered up except… Read More

4 years ago