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NASA technology may reduce airframe noise during landing

Posted October 18, 2017 by

NASA has concluded a flight test series to investigate technologies that may significantly reduce airframe noise for communities near airports. The flights, which gathered data that will be used to examine the acoustic benefits of two NASA aeronautical technologies, were completed in October.

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News Briefs – November 8, 2017

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Air Force error allows Texas church shooter to buy guns Authorities say the gunman who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was able to buy weapons because the Air Force did not report his domestic violence conviction to the federal database. Federal officials said Nov. 6 that the Air Force didn’t…

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ANG supports SoCal mudslide rescue efforts

Posted January 12, 2018 by Capt. Roderick Bersamina

California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, Calif., are providing search and rescue support in Southern California for those impacted by the recent mudslides.

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LA County Airshow proves to be the First, Fastest and Farthest

Posted April 6, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

The fifth annual Los Angeles County Air Show at Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif. — appropriately titled ‘First, Fastest and Farthest’ — was sponsored by Lockheed Martin and had as much action on the ground as it did in the air.

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Memorial Day events

Posted May 25, 2018 by

Lancaster Veterans Home There will be a Memorial Day barbecue 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., May 28 at the Lancaster Veterans Home at 30th Street West and Avenue I. Sponsored by Coffee4Vets, Crazy Otto’s and IBEW Local 11, the event will remember and honor Gunny R. Lee Emery. Special guest is Congressman Steve Knight. The event is…

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First Flights & Other Sorties at Mojave Airport

Posted August 3, 2018 by Cathy Hansen

Jerri Sabovich, widow of Dan Sabovich, first general manager of Mojave Airport, has made public the Mojave Airport scrapbook and hundreds of Dan’s photos that were taken during his more than 30 year tenure as manager.

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Community participates in Wreaths Across America

Posted December 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Veteran’s graves were decorated though out the Antelope Valley as the community participated in Wreaths Across America, a tradition that started in 1992 when Morrill Worcester's wreath company in Harrington, Maine, had a surplus at the end of the holiday season.

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Engineers in a classroom make learning fun

Posted March 18, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Lockheed Martin engineers recently visited classrooms at New Vista Middle School and throughout the Antelope Valley to show kids just how exciting it is to be an engineer.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted May 20, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Towns and cities always have secrets and when it comes to aviation and history, and Lancaster, Calif., is no exception.

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Branch Elementary student takes major stride by qualifying for Junior Olympics

Posted July 15, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Eleven-year-old Zack Gilbertson completes a lap at the base track July 7 in preparation for an appearance in the 50th Annual USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Championships, which will be held in Sacramento, Calif., July 25-31, 2016. He is going to compete in the 3000 meter run…

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