US Air Forces Resumes Flying Some B-1Bs Written 7 May 2021


B-1B in-flight with wings swept fully forward. | USAF; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Air Force Times reports that the US Air Force “is beginning to return B-1B bombers to the air after grounding the entire fleet last month to investigate a fuel system issue.” Some B-1B Lancers “resumed flight operations Monday, about two weeks after Air Force Global Strike Command ordered the fleet of 57 aircraft to stand down for safety inspections. The service declined to say how many were cleared for flight, citing operational sensitivities.”
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