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31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Joe Jones Salutes & Awards

TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, Dec.7, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Airmen battle enemy, elements in latest readiness exercise

On a cold, dark and dreary day, 80 Airmen put on their mission oriented protected posture suits, grabbed their weapons and went to war. Sporadic machine gun fire and loud bangs could be heard from outside the FOB.

NASA photograph by Jim Ross Local

X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

The X-56A team has suppressed flutter, which is a potentially destructive oscillation, with a modern and a classical controller for the first time at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.


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Air Force photograph by Scott Wolfe
Local

31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

Posted  December 12, 2018

The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018.

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson
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Squadron gets new lab space to improve instrumental role in test mission

Posted  December 12, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Edwards and 812th Aircraft Instrumentation Test Squadron leadership pose for the ceremonial ground breaking photo Dec. 3, 2018, inside Bldg. 1600 where a new 812th AITS Special Instrumentation Diagnostics Engineering and Calibration Lab will be constructed. Pictured from left to right: Randy Beckett, 412th Civil Engineer Group retired deputy…

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Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem
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Team Edwards shares holiday spirit with local communities

Posted  December 12, 2018

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Col. Jeffry Hollman, 412th Mission Support Group commander, waves at parade-goers while on a Humvee during the Sleigh Rides through the City parade in Lancaster, Calif., Dec. 1, 2018. Hollman represented Edwards Air Force Base in the parade through downtown Lancaster as one of more than 100 other entries…

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Air Force photograph by Joe Jones
Salutes & Awards

TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

Posted  December 12, 2018

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7, 2018.

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Local

STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

Posted  December 10, 2018

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, Dec.7, 2018.

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