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Antelope Valley Ninety-Nines host annual barbeque

Posted April 20, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds No flying required: Mike Scheall and Carl Schnarrenberger of the Lancaster Rotary, grill 77 pounds of tri-tip to perfection in support of the Ninety-Nines flying organization and annual fly-in at Fox Field. Some come for the planes, everyone comes for the lunch. The Antelope Valley Chapter of the Ninety-Nines held…

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Antelope Valley College hosts annual STEMposium

Posted November 20, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley College held its 4th Annual STEMposium at the Hellenic Center where educators, students and businesses shared their accomplishments and expressed what is needed in the future workforce.

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Edwards test team wins ITEA award

Posted October 3, 2016 by

The HAVE LIGHT Test Team, comprised of local members from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and 775th Test Squadron has been selected as the winner for the 2016 International Test and Evaluation Association Awards, in the Technical Achievement Category. This team was a compilation of professionals from across the Air Force Test Center,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted April 21, 2017 by Bob Alvis

World War I was over 100 years ago and, to many, it’s a faded memory of just another war that exists only in the history books.

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Adaptive flight control testing benefits TPS, university students

Posted November 14, 2016 by Christopher Ball

A recent test management project helped not only to validate an adaptive flight control system, but provided valuable educational experience to military and university students.

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Edwards marathoner helps Air Force team win silver medal

Posted November 10, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Some 22,000 runners competed in the 41st Marine Corps Marathon held Oct. 30 in Washington D.C., an event that since 1998 has served as the Armed Forces Championship.

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Headlines – June 23, 2017

Posted June 24, 2017 by

News F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects – Officials say a pilot ejected from an F-16 fighter jet that caught fire and crashed during takeoff from Ellington Airport in Houston while on a training flight.   Republican lawmakers set to introduce legislation calling for a 355-ship Navy – Two key Republican lawmakers…

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Hometown Heroes July 15

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force A1C Blake R. Harris graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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Local hero honored

Posted February 8, 2019 by Dennis Anderson

On a mission in December1944, Charles “Charlie” Rader, was top turret gunner, one of a 10-man crew on a B-17 heavy bomber from the “Rum Hounds” Squadron, flying out of Foggia, Italy, with the 15th Air Force.

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Edwards AFB — ‘Innovation Blitz’ and beyond

Posted February 1, 2019 by

The Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base leads the Air Force’s test and evaluation mission, conducting developmental T&E and evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers. AFTC has oversight of work carried out at three primary locations across Air Force Materiel Command….

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