06 May 2021

Some B-1 Bombers Return to Flight Following Fuel System Inspection


Some B-1B Lancer bombers have returned to flight operations after officials grounded the fleet last month over a fuel system issue.The first aircraft resumed operations this week, Air Force Global Strike Command said in a news release Thursday. The command did not provide the exact number of Lancers that have returned to their missions following the safety stand-down or how many were affected by the fuel system issue, citing operational security."Individual B-1B aircraft will return to flight [...]