Rockwell B-1B Lancer – Warbird Wednesday Episode #127

Rockwell B-1B Lancer - Warbird Wednesday

Welcome to Warbird Wednesday! Today we are paying a visit to one of the three strategic bombers serving in the US Air Force, the Rockwell B-1B Lancer. This supersonic bomber features a variable-sweep wing, the ability to fly low near terrain and can reach up to Mach 1.25. This aircraft was a result of the SLAB (Subsonic Low Altitude Bomber) Program in the 1960s, seeking to replace the B-58 Hustler. The B-1B was first flown in 1974 and is projected to be flown until 2036.