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B-2 Spirit stealth bomber flyover at Arrowhead Stadium canceled due to inclement weather

509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel distribution operators from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri conduct a hot-pit refueling on a B-2 Spirit Bomber at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019. Hot-pit refueling is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. Forward locations like Iceland enhance the collective defense capabilities of both the U.S. and NATO allies partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)

In a file photo from 2019, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel distribution operators from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, conduct a hot-pit refueling on a B-2 Spirit Bomber at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, Aug. 28, 2019. Hot-pit refueling is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. Forward locations like Iceland enhance the collective defense capabilities of both the U.S. and NATO allies partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. --

A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber flyover, originally scheduled for the National Football League season opener game on Sept.10, 2020, has been canceled due to low cloud cover and poor visibility.

Continuing a long-standing tradition between Team Whiteman and our community partners, the Kansas City Chiefs organization, the B-2 Spirit was slated to open the game featuring the KC Chiefs vs. the Houston Texans with a demonstration of precision air power.

The 509th Bomb Wing continues a strong legacy of partnership and will join future community events soon.

The B-2 Spirit is America’s premier strategic stealth bomber and one of the world’s most advanced aircraft. It is operated by the active-duty 509th Bomb Wing and the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, 45 miles east of Kansas City.

For all interview or media requests, contact the 509th BW Public Affairs at 660-687-5727, emailing 509bw.public.affairs@us.af.mil or by visiting www.whiteman.af.mil.