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NASA Armstrong successfully flies new subscale aircraft

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Subscale Research Lab at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California recently introduced a not-so-small MicroCub, a 60-percent-scale super cub modified by Armstrong to support engineering campaigns focused on the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace System.

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SOFIA return to flight delayed

Posted March 14, 2018 by

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, remains in Hamburg, Germany, to address a repair that was discovered during a routine inspection and repair cycle, known as a C-Check.

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Antelope Valley Board of Trade Business Outlook Conference had something for everyone

Posted March 7, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

From bombers to bangled cuffs, the 46th Annual Antelope Valley Board of Trade Business Outlook Conference had a little something for everyone. Held at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, the themed conference, “Small Business, Big Results” had a new layout with more time to network and visit with vendors.

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Hangar flying and the student: A challenge

Posted March 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

From the days we played Army and read comic books featuring the Greatest Generation in the roles of super heroes, we were never short of the desire to want to learn more. Today’s Captain America, to our generation, was not a make-believe character -- he or she was a real living, breathing person that could show up in our lives at any moment.

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Stratolaunch moves closer to first flight

Posted March 2, 2018 by

The world’s largest aircraft, the Stratolaunch, moved closer to making its first flight Feb. 24-25 as it completed another major milestone. At the Mojave Air and Space Port, the aircraft sped down the runway at 40 knots (46mph) in its latest low-speed taxi test, firing all six of its 8,940-pound engines. In a written statement…

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AVC sponsors 32nd Annual Los Angeles County Science Olympiad

Posted March 2, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Antelope Valley College hosted the 32nd Annual Los Angeles County Science Olympiad Feb. 17. During the Olympiad, students took part in numerous events including team problem solving, technical writing, building airplanes and other scientific contraptions.

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Posted March 2, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force Airman Jeffrey Myers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an…

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A different look at history

Posted February 16, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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A 95th birthday for WWII ‘Screaming Eagles’ veteran 

Posted February 16, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Los Angeles County Ari Show awards scholarships to three exceptional local HS seniors

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Three local high school seniors will receive a $2,500 college scholarship for their remarkable efforts in pursuit of a higher education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Aerospace. The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin is honored to announce the following STEM Scholarship Program recipients: Angela Zhang of Quartz…

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