Author Archive
 

Local

418th FLTS completes ‘banner’ year, now begins KC-46A Phase III testing

Posted February 1, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Boeing photograph by John D. Parker A new KC-46A Pegasus connects with an F-15 Strike Eagle for an aerial refueling test over California in 2018. The 418th Flight Test Squadron and Global Reach Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., had a busy and successful 2018. The squadron oversaw “revolutionary” flight control upgrades…

Full Story »

Local

NexGen IT coming to 412th Civil Engineer Group

Posted February 1, 2019 by William Brazill

In order to more accurately track facility assets and make better risk management decisions with limited funding, the Air Force is replacing the facility legacy systems — Work Information Management System , Automated Civil Engineering System, and Maximo — with one comprehensive system known as NexGen IT.

Full Story »

Local

772nd TS gets new leadership

Posted January 30, 2019 by

Col. Sean Bradley, 412th Electronic Warfare Group commander, poses for a photo with the new 772nd Test Squadron civilian leader Kirk Harwood during an appointment to leadership ceremony held Jan. 25 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. After leaving the Air Force as an officer, Harwood became a flight test engineer at Edwards in…

Full Story »

Local

Test team verifies procedures to recover downed F-35

Posted January 28, 2019 by

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere.

Full Story »

Local

Edwards AFB answers call for assistance in high-priority Navy, RAN test

Posted January 25, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

Late last year, the Air Force Test Center and Team Edwards stepped up to help the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy with a critical test off the coast of California.

Full Story »