Dyess Air Force Base

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

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

4 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

4 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

6 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

7 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

9 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

1 year 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

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

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

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

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

3 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

3 years ago

Interesting photos show B-1B Lancer decommission process at Barksdale AFB

On Jun. 22, 2021 a B-1B Lancer from Dyess AFB, Texas, landed at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, to become decommissioned and… Read More

3 years ago

Dyess AFB hosts largest C-130J interfly in Super Hercules history

On Jul. 15, 2020 the 317th and 19th Airlift Wings launched dozens of C-130s for what is set to be… Read More

4 years ago

The legend of the B-1B bomber that broke windows all over the town of Abilene while performing her first flyover of the city

On Jun. 29, 1985 “The Star of Abilene” (83-0065) the second operational B-1B bomber was delivered to the 96th Bombardment… Read More

4 years ago