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Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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412th OG chasing options for test support with Alpha Jet

When a test aircraft takes to the sky, on many occasions it is accompanied by a chase airplane. The chase plane can provide safety support by giving visual feedback, serve as a flying target, and document the test sortie through photography and video taken by an additional crewmember.

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Air Force announces retirement of Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Air Force officials announced July 26 that Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will retire in September.

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Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Fueled only by the sun’s rays, 26 custom-built cars made their way across the United States on a trek that ended at the Antelope Valley Mall in Palmdale, Calif., July 23, 2018, for the finale of this year’s Solar Car Challenge.

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Teichert takes command of 412th Test Wing

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer passed the 412th Test Wing flag of leadership to Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 18, 2018.


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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Local

Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

Posted  August 6, 2018

The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner
Local

412th OG chasing options for test support with Alpha Jet

Posted  August 6, 2018

When a test aircraft takes to the sky, on many occasions it is accompanied by a chase airplane. The chase plane can provide safety support by giving visual feedback, serve as a flying target, and document the test sortie through photography and video taken by an additional crewmember.

Full Story »

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Air Force announces retirement of Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Posted  July 30, 2018

Air Force officials announced July 26 that Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will retire in September.

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Edwards airman dies in accident

Posted  July 30, 2018

A U.S. Air Force Airman based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has died as a result of a traffic accident near Victorville, Calif., July 25. Tech. Sgt. Justin Elledge, 33, was assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rocket Lab at Edwards. He served as the non-commissioned officer in charge of the fabrication shop…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Technology

Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Posted  July 27, 2018

Fueled only by the sun’s rays, 26 custom-built cars made their way across the United States on a trek that ended at the Antelope Valley Mall in Palmdale, Calif., July 23, 2018, for the finale of this year’s Solar Car Challenge.

Full Story »