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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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Joint Simulation Environment inches closer to reality

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Refreshing local partnerships

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Lt. Col. James Tehero, Secretary of the Air Force, Installation, Environment and Energy, discusses the importance of the Air Force Community Partnership program with more than 60 attendee...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

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