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NASA takes next step in green aviation X-planes plans

Lockheed Martin imageLockheed Martin's hybrid wing body concept. At the 39th meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization Oct. 6, 191 countries reached a...

HT October 21, 2016

U.S. Air Force Airman Ericka K. Haynes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

This week in flight test history: Yeager breaks sound barrier

Air Force photograph At Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on Oct. 14, 1947, on his ninth powered flightin the airplane, Capt. Charles E. Chuck...

ALS Class 16-G graduates 27 Airmen

Air Force photograph by Joseph GocongSenior Airman Brian Cozzie, 412th Maintenance Squadron, is Airman Leadership School Class 16-G’s John L. Levitow Award winner....

Desert Junior-Senior High launches math, science initiative

Air Force photograph by Christopher OkulaDuring her trip to the area Oct. 11, 2016, Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander,...

Blue Mountain Tribe: local band gets national attention

Courtesy photographBlue Mountain Tribe -- Pat Mata, Joseph Sandoval, Caleb Hairston, Robin “Bubba” Hairston and James Bixler – recently won ‘Best Blues Recording’...

New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

Air Force photograph by Ethan WagnerMaj. Dan Riley, Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force director, speaks about the new CTF at a 412th Operations...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Sole Survivor and the legend of the Lady Be Good. Thinking back on all the movies made on the dry lakes of the Mojave Desert,...

Fresh Eyes on Mars: Mars 2020 LVS tested through NASA’s FO...

NASA/JPL-Caltech imageAn artist’s concept of the 2012 Mars Curiosity Landing. Mars 2020 will use a nearly identical landing system, but with added precision...

Test Pilot School students validate “smart” aircraft control system

Air Force photograph by Capt. Craig PorterThe F-16 VISTA tracks and targets a T-38s during testing of the L1 Adaptive Control System recently....