Air Force

March 20, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: March 20

On this look around the Air Force, the commander of the 27th Special Operations Wing comments on a fatal plane crash and changes are made to the enlisted professional military education program.




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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula

Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon carries a developmental test version of Norway’s Joint Strike Missile. The 416th Flight Test Squadron recently wrapped up JSM testing. A team of U.S...
 
 

TPS Class 17B graduates sending 26 new flight testers into world

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 17B stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers in Hangar 1623 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering June 8, 2018. As each graduate crossed the stage they received the graduate plaque from...
 
 
NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes

Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Masten Space Systems’ technicians prepare their Xodiac rocket to flight test Honeybee Robotics pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, in the Mojave Desert. Just a sample will do. Hone...