[Video] Nellis Air Force Base’s Red Flag: B-1 Lancers’ night departure

Currently deployed at Nellis Air Force Base to take part in Red Flag 13-2 are five B-1B Lancer bombers, belonging to the 28th Bomb Squadron of the 7th Bomb Wing, from Dyess AFB, Texas.

B-1 night takeoff

Here’s the stunning footage of the take off of two “Bones” for a night mission.

Simply, stunning.

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.