What is B-1rd?
Slang for any generic airplane, the word
It is pronounced like other aircraft designations are pronounced: bee-one-are-dee.
"What kind of airplane is that?"
"What kind of airplane is the other one?"
"How can two completely different planes have the same name???"
"To me they are all the same, they're all birds. Go ask a pilot; I fly a desk for the Air Force."