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USAF: all B-1B Lancer aircraft grounded
Problem to the system of expulsion of the seats of the pilots and technicians -DATASHEET
Due to a problem to the "drogue chute system", which is used to right the aircraft's ejection seat, of the Rockwell (now Boeing) B-1B Lancer plane, the US Air Force has decided to ground the entire fleet of strategic bombers until a general inspection is carried out by part of the manufacturing aerospace company. The problem would be related to the system that allows to expel the seats of the 4 crew...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency