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High Desert Hangar Stories

Posted April 19, 2019 by Bob Alvis

When researching history, it’s often hard to not become emotionally involved when that history deals with the passing of a soldier. The life that is cut short is also a tale of family and friends, and how they came to cope with such a tragic loss in a world at war.

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VE Day and VE Dad – A Remembrance

Posted May 20, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

The recent headline was “The WWII Holiday in Russia that is practically unknown in America,” and I realized almost immediately that it must have been VE Day, victory in Europe. It had to be.

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HT March 2

Posted March 2, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force Airman Jeffrey Myers 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 an…

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KC-46 Pegasus undergoes testing in Benefield Anechoic Facility

Posted May 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A KC-46A Pegasus has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the first time.

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Mojave — thinking outside the box

Posted December 30, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

To many around the world, the Antelope Valley is considered the epicenter of aviation. And a new generation of ‘thinking outside the box’ has exploded -- Mojave Air & Space Port is where it’s happening.

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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Local AFSA chapter wins big

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Members of Team Edwards at the AFSA Division 6 Convention in Las Vegas. Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., dominated the competition at the AFSA Division 6 Convention held in Las Vegas April 2-4, 2017. As 1 of 21 chapters within the division, eight award nominations were…

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FTHTF general manager gives update at Palmdale Chamber luncheon

Posted February 3, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Danny Bazzell receives a new member plaque from Nicole Gray, chairwoman of the Palmdale Chamber of Commerce, during a recent luncheon. General manager of The Flight Test Historical Foundation, Bazzell shared the progress and process of moving the museum off of Edwards’ secured area so that the general public will…

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Scaled completes first flight of new experimental aircraft, Model 401

Posted October 11, 2017 by

Scaled Composites is proud to announce the rollout and first flight of its most recent project, experimental aircraft Model 401.

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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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