Dyess AFB
Abilene, Texas
February 2019
A photo-report from Dyess AFB.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
The B-1B Lancer ramp at Dyess AFB, Texas.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: 28th Bomb Squadron (BS), 7th Bomb Wing (BW) pre-flight briefing by the squadron commander with two crews about to step. Safety test of facemask oxygen equipment.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: Major Michael ‘Coyote’ Laney a B-1B pilot with the 28th Bomb Squadron 'Mohawk Warriors' performing the pre-flight external checks of his aircraft.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 9th BS, 7th BW on chocks.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 28th BS, 7th BW on chocks.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 28th BS, 7th BW on chocks.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Major Michael ‘Coyote’ Laney in the left seat goes through the pre-flight checklist.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: Major Michael ‘Coyote’ Laney in the left seat goes through the pre-flight checklist.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: Behind the two pilots there are two weapons systems officers (WSOs), one mission station is defined as offensive systems officer (OSO) the other is the defensive systems officer (DSO).
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (88-080 and 86-123 'DY') with the 9th BS (Bats) and 7th BW. B-1B Lancer (86-112 'DY') of 28th BS 'Mohawk Warriors'.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 28th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 28th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-088 'DY') of 28th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron based at Dyess. As part of the 53d Test and Evaluation Group, the 337th conducts testing of various upgrades to the B-1 Lancer, as well as trains aircrews to operate and maintain the upgraded aircraft.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Maintainers work into the evening fitting a Lockheed Martin AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod to B-1B Lancer (86-125 'DY') of 9th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: Maintainers work into the evening fitting a Lockheed Martin AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod to B-1B Lancer (86-125 'DY').
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Maintainers work into the evening fitting a Lockheed Martin AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod to B-1B Lancer (86-125 'DY') of 9th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (86-125 'DY') of 9th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (86-125 'DY') of 9th BS, 7th BW.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron returns after a late mission.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron returns after a late mission.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron returns after a late mission.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (85-061 'OT') with the 337th Test and Evaluations Squadron.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (86-135 'DY') of 28th BS 'Mohawk Warriors'.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
B-1B Lancer (86-135 'DY') of 28th BS 'Mohawk Warriors'.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
Left to right: B-1B Lancer (86-135 'DY') of 28th BS 'Mohawk Warriors'.
Aviation Photography Dyess B-1B
The B-1B has a BRU-56 rotary launchers in each of its three bomb bays.