B-1 Bomber Buzzes Sturgis Bike Rally, Redefines The Term "Loud Exhaust"

Sturgis, South Dakota gets very loud this time of year as thousands of motorcycles pack the historic town. Yet even on this, the 75th anniversary of the Mecca of all bike rallies, the loudest vehicle to cruise the strip was the mighty B-1B Lancer bomber, of which many are based not so far from Sturgis at Ellsworth Air… » 8/13/15 7:00pm 8/13/15 7:00pm

Watch A B-1B Refuel And Thank The Tanker With A Gorgeous Burner Break

Swing-wings, a sleek and flowing fuselage, and four big GE-F101 turbofans pointing out the back: the B-1B’s silhouette is ominous to say the least. That silhouette is exactly what a tanker crew saw after refueling the “Bone” from their KC-135R Stratotanker, as seen in the video below.… » 8/01/15 3:01pm 8/01/15 3:01pm

Watch One Of Our Foxtrot Alpha Readers Refuel His B-1B Behind A KC-135R

Foxtrot Alpha reader 'B-1 Pilot' sent over this awesome video showing what it is like refueling a B-1B 'Bone' via a KC-135R over Afghanistan. You can see that the first connect resulted in sheet of fuel-spray covering the windscreen, the second worked better. » 1/17/15 1:01pm 1/17/15 1:01pm