26 Dec '17, 10pm

Anatomy of a B-1 Bomber Training Mission

Anatomy of a B-1 Bomber Training Mission

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- After flying in Air Force transports, fighters and tiltrotor aircraft within the last year, my flight in a B-1B Lancer was an experience unlike any other. "It flies like a jet," I said to the 9th Bomb Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Erick Lord (also the weapons system officer sitting in the offensive position in the plane) after climbing down the ladder back onto the ground. Lord beamed. The B-1 can climb thousands of feet into the air, but also kick back its wings and dive low, pull a few Gs, and follow the Earth like a jet ski skimming water. Related content: B-1B Aircrews Preparing for Return to the Middle East What's on a B-1B Lancer Aircrew's Wish List? Room for More Bombs Military.com Soars with the Thunderbirds: Exclusive Video Its low-altitude terrain-following capability -- at first, a heavily scrutinized skill given that in 1987, the A...

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military.com 26 Dec '17, 4pm

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stripes.com 28 Dec '17, 9am

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military.com 25 Dec '17, 9pm

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navy.mil 21 Dec '17, 1pm

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Combat Mission Sets New B-52 Smart Bomb Record

military.com 14 Dec '17, 10pm

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janes.com 26 Dec '17, 10am

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