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Busted: Top 10 RPA myths debunked

Posted October 17, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Drones. The once harmless term has taken on new meaning in recent years largely due to miseducation, Hollywood dramatizations, and their growing uses in non-military settings.

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Desert Tortoise Headstart program makes first release

Posted October 16, 2015 by Kelly O’Sullivan

Nine years after hatching at TRACRS, the Combat Center’s Tortoise Research and Captive Rearing Site, No. 2-4 is out on her own, finding her way in the wild.

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NASA instruments head to Germany for alternative fuels research

Posted October 16, 2015 by

NASA's ongoing research into the environmental effects of burning alternative fuels in jet engines picked up some fresh international flavor as it continued this fall in Germany.

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NATO program develops tactical leaders

Posted October 15, 2015 by Capt. Sybil Taunton

Fighter pilots from seven allied countries, including the U.S., U.K., Spain, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, and Italy completed the NATO Tactical Leadership Program in Albacete, Spain, Oct. 9.

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C-5M scoops up in-flight data for NASA

Posted October 15, 2015 by SrA. Charles Rivezzo

Lockheed Martin and base officials recently recorded in-flight noise and vibration data onboard a C-5M Super Galaxy, ensuring the newly upgraded airframe was still compliant with NASA requirements.

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Pegasus drogue, hose, boom systems deployed

Posted October 12, 2015 by Daryl Mayer

The KC-46A Pegasus notched another success this week when the systems at the heart of aerial refueling were demonstrated on EMD-2 with the deployment of both drogue systems and the boom.

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Last of 12 GPS IIF satellites arrive at Cape Canaveral for processing

Posted October 12, 2015 by Chrissy Cuttita

The last Air Force GPS IIF in a block of 12 satellites was delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., from Boeing's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California, Oct. 8 via a C-17 Globemaster III.

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AF leaders testify before Congress on bomber structure

Posted October 7, 2015 by SrA. Hailey Haux

Military experts in Air Force long-range strike capabilities testified Sept. 29 before a House Armed Services subcommittee on the Air Force bomber force structure.

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AEDC Blade Shop provides composite material repair

Posted October 7, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz

Arnold Engineering Development Complex is of the first flight simulation testing sites to use composite materials for the rotor blades and spacers in its larger wind tunnels, and the Complex established an onsite facility to maintain these parts.

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NASA selects student teams for 2016 high-powered rocket launch challenge

Posted October 7, 2015 by

NASA selected 55 student teams from across the nation to participate in the 2015-2016 NASA Student Launch challenge, to be held April 13-17 near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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