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April 1, 2016
 

This week in Edwards Flight Test History

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March 29, 1951 — The first successful flight of the Regulus I Navy tactical cruise missile took place. The test missile, the FTV-2, took off from the lakebed under its internal power and was guided in flight by radio signals from a Lockheed TV-2D director aircraft. After performing various maneuvers, the missile was guided to a safe landing on one of the lakebed runways.




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Air Force’s top NCO gets look at all things Edwards

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