VSS Unity’s first flight test completed

https://youtu.be/zV1g-dyzYx4 Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity took to the skies for the first time Sept. 8. This is the company’s first test flight since a 2014 accident...

Raptors converge on F-22 CTF as it prepares to move

Air Force photograph by Christian TurnerSeven F-22A Raptors sit outside the 411th Flight Test Squadron Aug. 10. Four operational jets from three different...

Lockheed Martin demonstrates F-35 to community leaders

Lockheed Martin photographSerious flying -- Congressman Steve Knight receives an F-35 demonstration flight at the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works in Palmdale, Calif., with...

Air Force advances rocket technology

Tests first full-scale component of Hydrocarbon Boost Program The United States is one step closer to eliminating its reliance on Russian technology to launch its...

Recent aircraft arresting system overhaul comes in handy

Lockheed Martin photograph by Mike JacksonA Civil Engineer Maintenance Inspection and Repair Team, or CEMIRT, overhauled mobile aircraft arresting system, MAAS, is pictured...

Combat capability increases for Marine F-35

Marine Corps photographAn F-35B Lightning II with Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 1 fires an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile during U.S....

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Air Force Plant 72 We who live here in the Antelope Valley are well aware of our famous Air Force Plant 42 that has contributed...

416th FLTS testers meet with Auto GCAS survivor

Air Force photograph by Kenji ThuloweitLeft to right: Lt. Col. Chris Keithley, 416th Flight Test Squadron commander, thanks F-16 pilot trainee Ocho and...

KC-135 Stratotanker turns 60

Air Force photograph by Kenji ThuloweitThe 418th Flight Test Squadron celebrated the 60th birthday of the KC-135 Stratotanker Aug. 31, 2016. The event...

Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Courtesy photograph by Len ParisFlames consume a train bridge near Phelan, California, as the Blue Cut fire wreaks a swath of devastation recently....