ROCKWELL B-1 LANCER

B-1 SERVICE

Manufacturer: Rockwell International Corp., North American Aircraft Group,
El Segundo, California, USA
Model: ?
Designation: B-1
Name: Lancer
First official flight: (YB-1) 23/12/1974
(B-1B) 18/10/1984
Factory production period: 1972 - 1976 (B-1A)
1983 - 1988 (B-1B)
Primary service period: 1985 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

B-1 VARIANTS AND PRODUCTION

YB-1
Prototype 4-engined, strategic heavy bomber,
swept wings, 4 crew.
Later redesignated as B-1, development cancelled in 1977. 
Redesignated as B-1A after re-launch in 1981.
Produced 1972 - 1976

Rockwell Palmdale, California (NR)

74-0158 / 74-0160 N/A  
76-0174 N/A

Total: 004

3 additional airframes cancelled.

B-1B
As B-1A, fuselage / structural refinements,
various improvements.
Produced 1983 - 1988

Rockwell Palmdale, California (NR)

82-0001 1  
83-0065 / 83-0071 2 / 8  
84-0049 / 84-0058 9 / 18  
85-0059 / 85-0092 19 / 52  
86-0093 / 86-0140 53 / 100

Total: 100

1 (82-0002), additional airframe cancelled.

 

Grand Total: 104

B-1 CONVERSIONS

USAF

GB-1A

2

B-1A(74-0158, 74-0160), ground instructional airframes.

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