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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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Flyovers: A uniquely American tradition

Posted February 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

I stood in the middle of the street some years ago in Lancaster, as the local Veterans Day Parade was about to get underway and the power to get it rolling was in my right hand.

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MiG-21UM arrives at National Test Pilot School

Posted February 2, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

A warm, sunny day and a bright blue sky were a perfect backdrop for the grand arrival of a MiG-21UM piloted by Jim “JB” Brown, vice president and chief operating officer of the National Test Pilot School, at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Vets4Veterans group raises more than $10,000 for local programs

Posted February 2, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

The soldier was dying, and he knew he did not have long to live. That was why he was in hospice care.

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“I’m sad to see it go” – Doc Burch and the glory days of Quartz Hill Airport

Posted January 24, 2018 by Bob Alvis

In 1968, country and western performer Doc Burch grew tired of the Los Angeles scene, with all its smog and drama, and went looking for a life change.

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Virgin Galactic conducts 7th glide test of spacecraft

Posted January 24, 2018 by AP

Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound high over California.

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NASA flight tests Generation Orbit’s hypersonic testbed

Posted January 24, 2018 by

NASA and Generation Orbit Launch Services Inc. in Atlanta have completed the GO1 Inert Test Article captive carry flight test program.

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Advocate trio set for honors at Vets4Veterans Dinner

Posted January 24, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

LANCASTER, Calif.–Three accomplished advocates for the support of veterans causes will be honored Jan. 28 at the John P. Eliopulos Hellenic Center in Lancaster, with the proceeds raised to fund scholarships for veterans of our armed forces, and to respond to veteran homelessness in the Antelope Valley. The local non-profit, Vets4Veterans, will be honoring Monteigne Long,…

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Crazy about STEM

Posted January 24, 2018 by

Building paper airplanes as a young boy, nothing was more fun for Foster Stanback than lighting them on fire and throwing them off of a roof.

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NASA tests new alloy to fold wings in flight

Posted January 22, 2018 by

NASA has successfully applied a new technology in flight that allows aircraft to fold their wings to different angles while in the air.

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