Questions tagged [rockwell-b-1-lancer]

A large U.S. swing-wing supersonic bomber which was first proposed in the 1960s, first flew in the 1970s, and only entered mass production (and service) in the 1980s.

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Does the B-1B Lancer have controllable canards?

These three pictures shows the B-1B Lancer's canards and its elevators. I am not sure to call that feature a canard as the jet also has elevators. In my limited understanding, canard and elevator are ...
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What is the function of activating an individual elevator on the B-1B Lancer?

This B-1B Lancer's picture I captured from this Youtube video. The control axes is from Wikipedia. As we know, the three "conventional" axes are as follows: Roll axis controlled by aileron, Pitch ...
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How do pilots board the B-1B Lancer?

I've noticed that there isn't any type of hatch/plug door near the canopy of the B-1B Lancer. How do pilots enter and exit the aircraft?