Check out this awesome B-1 bomber head-on take off video

Apr 20 2013 - 3 Comments

B-1 Lancer’s take offs are almost always impressive thanks to the striking afterburners lights.

The following video gives a hint to what a “Bone” head-on take off may look like in case the strategic bomber‘s pilot decides to show some friends the aircraft’s ground effect capabilities.

Noteworthy, the footage was shot at a deployed airbase, most probably Al Udeid, west of Doha, in Qatar: noise abatement and safety procedures stateside usually prevent such maneuvers to be performed at Dyess or Ellsworth Air Force Base.

Nevertheless, “this is f…ing awesome!”

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