Events

August 10, 2012

Edwards makes appearance at Lancaster JetHawks Aerospace Appreciation event

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander throws the ceremonial first pitch Aug. 4 in celebration of the Lancaster JetHawks’ Aerospace Appreciation Night.

 

Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force Test center commander, takes a few minutes to talk with a young boy before throwing a ceremonial first pitch at JetHawk stadium in honor of Aerospace Appreciation Night.

 

Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Air Force Test center commander, along with Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, celebrate Aerospace Appreciation NIght with historic X-15 pilot, Joe Engle and Lockheed Martin communications director, Dianne Knippel (left side) before the start of the Lancaster JetHawks game.

 

NASA Dryden Flight Research Center provided the F-18 Hornet flyover for Aerospace Appreciation Night at JetHawk Stadium Aug. 4. The aircraft was flown by Troy Asher, NASA DFRC research test pilot, with Tom Jones, NASA DFRC supersonics project manager and flight test engineer, also onboard the aircraft.




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