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Just wing it!

Posted September 30, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Two cranes and a forklift steadily moved the newly-acquired XB-47 wing into place to be attached to the fuselage Sept. 26. 2016. The Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., acquired the historic test bomber last week after it spent the last six decades on…

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City of Palmdale remembers POWs, MIAs

Posted September 23, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Setting the “Table of Honor” and promising to “Never Forget” is more than a tradition for the Antelope Valley Service Organization Association and the City of Palmdale.

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Edwards Civ-Mil installs new officers, directors

Posted October 17, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group held its 2015 Installation of Officers and Directors Oct. 9, where Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412 Test Wing commander, swore in the incoming officers and directors for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Officers: President, John A. Fergione; Vice President, Mark E. Thompson; Secretary, Matthew C. Winheim; and Treasurer, George…

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Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Veteran generations: ‘We Are The Doughboys’

Posted March 3, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

We are coming up on a round of centennials, and these won't be as easy to track as many of the anniversary dates that have been arranged around significant World War II historic events.

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted August 3, 2016 by

Air Force photograph Aug. 6, 1980 — A B-1 Lancer Combined Test Force crew completed an 11-hour sortie in B-1 No. 4. This was the longest nonstop flight ever logged by a B-1.

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ADATS could assist X-planes with large, super-fast data transmission

Posted April 21, 2017 by Jay Levine

A network and communication architecture that can more efficiently move data from research aircraft, while using half the bandwidth of traditional methods, could eventually also enable data collection of precise measurements needed for testing the next generation of X-planes.

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Commander of first flight of space shuttle Challenger dies

Posted October 25, 2017 by Bob Christie

Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85.

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Local AFSA chapter wins big

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Members of Team Edwards at the AFSA Division 6 Convention in Las Vegas. Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., dominated the competition at the AFSA Division 6 Convention held in Las Vegas April 2-4, 2017. As 1 of 21 chapters within the division, eight award nominations were…

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Introduction to Unity class held to encourage computer programming

Posted May 4, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

After receiving a Teck Trek Scholarship to attend a girls’ summer science camp in the 5th grade, Marlene Escobedo's dream of becoming an aerospace engineer was born and has been with her ever since.

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