11 Jun '18, 9pm

Mattis: B-1 ejection seat issue will be fixed ‘very quickly’ https://t.co/AU42kfuU2r

The B-1 Lancer ejection seat malfunction that drove the Air Force to ground its conventional bomber fleet will be fixed quickly, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. “I’m not concerned about it. Whatever it is, it will be fixed very quickly,” Mattis said of the issue, which came to light in May. In that incident, a B-1 crew experiencing a potentially catastrophic engine fire was unable to eject from the jet due to an ejection seat malfunction for one of the four crew members. The crew remained on board and was able to successfully land the bomber at Midland International Air and Space Port in Texas. “There are times where we find a problem with some aspect of an airplane so we’ll shut ’em down, we’ll check it, and they come back up very quickly,” Mattis said. “We’ll just have to watch and see how this goes.” Military Times reported Monday that there was a second B-1 e...

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/news/your-military/2018/06/11...

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