Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the B1B at Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX.
The bone is hard to capture. The afterburners throw up a curtain of heat making everything hazy and they are hard to focus on due to the lack of contrast.
Australian International Air Show 2009
"Symphony of Destruction"
Call Sign Bone 1
The mighty Bone gets airborne thanks to it's massive afterburners. The noise eats you alive and is beyond incredible. You feel it right in your stomach. Thanks so much to ISAP and the great people... (more)
Red Flag 10-3
Preserved at the Hill AFB Museum.
Departing Nellis just after sunset for home at Ellsworth AFB, following participation in Red Flag 09-2
Four General Electric F-101-GE-102 turbofan engines with afterburners power the Bone. Aviation Nation 2009.