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F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Posted May 26, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

From time to time, the F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at the 411th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., gets a visit from an old friend.

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Dream Chaser undergoes captive carry test at Edwards

Posted September 1, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser underwent a captive carry test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., Aug. 30. A Columbia Helicopters Model 234-UT Chinook helicopter carried the Dream Chaser over Edwards for about an hour.

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Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted December 16, 2016 by

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts early February and ends April 18, 2017. The Volunteer Income…

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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Aerospace workers spruce up Painted Turtle Camp

Posted October 6, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Aerospace workers volunteer to help spruce up the Painted Turtle Camp where children who are faced with life-threatening and chronic illnesses have the opportunity to have a fun-filled camping experience. The year-round programming for campers is provided free of charge. Armed with hoes, rakes, elbow grease and a whole lot…

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CAP open house recruits new members

Posted April 20, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Civil Air Patrol cadets Kiralynn Wallis and Ian Hinds speak with potential members during an open house at William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif. The 75-year-old organization provides aerospace education, search and rescue and various youth programs, building the nation’s finest force of citizen volunteers serving America. The Civil…

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USS Ronald Reagan action

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Navy photograph by PO3 James Lee Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Alexander Taschner, from Palmdale, Calif., uses a bandsaw to cut an angle iron in the airframe shop aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a…

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U.S. Army Pvt. Denisha J. Pitchford has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle…

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

Posted June 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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Community college’s small business development center partners with NASA

Posted April 21, 2017 by

NASA photograph Armstrong’s Flight Loads Lab offers thermal, structural, ground vibration and structural mode interaction testing of aircraft, spacecraft and components of vehicles. TriTech Small Business Development Center, hosted by Riverside Community College District, is entering into an agreement with NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Califo., to pilot a new business model to…

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