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Vets4Veterans fundraiser coming up

Posted September 1, 2017 by

PALMDALE, Calif.–Motorcycles, hot rods, classic cars, food and music will be part of the eighth annual Vets4Veterans car show and poker run Sept. 17 at Poncitln Square. The car show will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at Avenue Q-9 and Ninth Street East. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in the show, which…

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Latest HCC tour all about electronic warfare

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders tour Jan. 22 was all about the 412th Electronic Warfare Group.

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F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

Posted August 26, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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NASA Armstrong celebrates 70 years of flight research, testing

Posted September 26, 2016 by

A video showcasing 70 Years of research at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, began airing on NASA television Sept. 26. Armstrong, the agency’s lead center for atmospheric flight research operations, began its storied history in the high desert in September 1946. Initially focused on experimental aircraft called X-planes, flight research with the…

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Edwards bids farewell to respected Air Force Tech. Sergeant

Posted May 19, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

It takes a confident man to climb into a pointy hat with bells on it and paste on pointy ears ... and pull on pointy shoes and candy cane striped stockings.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula The Phantom Eye aircraft was towed in pieces to the Air Force Flight Test Museum’s restoration hangar Aug. 17, 2016. On June 1, 2012, Boeing’s Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly…

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Navigating the next generation

Posted January 20, 2017 by

In 2016 alone, Walter Klein has navigated the DC-8 on missions as geographically and scientifically diverse as mapping polar ice in Antarctica from 1500 feet altitude, to studying pollution by flying the DC-8 in corkscrew patterns over an Asian mega-city and the California Central Valley.

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Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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Junior Test Pilot School Summer Museum Program in session

Posted July 10, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Water parks and playgrounds are a great place to spend a few hours a day during summer vacation, but how cool is it to hang out with test pilots, engineers and aerospace folks, and make fun projects while learning about science, technology, engineering and math?

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Aerospace Valley

Posted May 20, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph A few days ago Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., visited Aero Bending Company in Palmdale. He received a tour of their facility, met employees and viewed the components they manufacture for the F-35 program in support of both Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. “This is another one of our great aerospace companies in the…

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