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Test Pilot School Ph.D. program accepting applications

Posted June 8, 2016 by Kat Bailey

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is accepting graduate applications through July 31 for the Air Force Institute of Technology in-residence engineering Ph.D. program. The primary purpose of the program is to ensure the TPS curriculum and research programs reflect the state of the art in aeronautical science…

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Keeping wind tunnels running at peak capability important to AEDC

Posted June 22, 2016 by Deidre Ortiz

During the early 1950s, AEDC began to stand-up a new and much larger wind tunnel testing facility than was available anywhere else in the nation at the time. 

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AF selects Tyndall AFB as preferred location for new Remotely Piloted Aircraft unit

Posted November 29, 2017 by

The Air Force has selected Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., as the preferred location for hosting a new MQ-9 Reaper Wing with 24 remotely piloted aircraft. Vandenberg AFB, Calif., is considered a reasonable alternative. The wing will be composed of an operations group with mission control elements as well as a launch and recovery capability,…

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Around the Air Force: Aug 29

Posted August 31, 2017 by

On this look Around the Air Force, Air National Guard Airmen support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and the Air Force has three new initiatives to retain pilots.

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TRADOC G-2: Army will augment Navy, Air Force in future conflicts

Posted August 29, 2016 by David Vergun

Missile Defense Agency photograph The Army could use its capabilities, including its missiles, to help shape the battlefield for the Air Force and Navy, said Tom Greco, deputy chief of staff, G-2, Army Training and Doctrine Command. Greco spoke at a Mad Scientist media roundtable, Aug. 23, 2016. The U.S. Army is considered the world’s…

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Future helicopter engine: less weight, more power

Posted August 8, 2016 by Nikki Montgomery

After more than eight years of designing and testing, the Army's aviation priority takes a step toward becoming a reality.

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Growlers soar with B-1Bs around Ellsworth AFB

Posted July 20, 2016 by A1C Sadie Colbert

Navy EA-18G Growlers have joined B-1B Lancers during the past several weeks in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., for electronic attack training.

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FRCSE takes Air Force Pave Hawk repair to next level

Posted May 8, 2017 by

Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla., are taking their work on the Air Force’s HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter to new heights.

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Eglin wing completes first flightline weapons load on F-35

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey The 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen prepare to load a missile-guided bomb onto an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Load crew members assembled the missile before loading it onto the F-35.   Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey Airmen from the…

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AF showcases game-changing technologies at DOD Lab Day

Posted May 23, 2017 by Bryan Ripple

Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory presented 16 technology research projects in various stages of maturity during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day May 18, 2017, in the Pentagon center courtyard. AFRL scientists and engineers from across the country joined more than 60 Army, Navy, and medical labs and engineering…

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