This week in Edwards Flight Test History

March 16, 1976 -- The F-16 control-configured vehicle flight test program began. The first prototype F-16 had been fitted with a pair of canards...

Air Force summer hire program opens

Now is the time for those interested in temporary summer employment to apply for an Air Force job. Air Force summer vacancies will be...

KC-46 continues milestones with refueling of AV-8B Harrier II

A U.S. Air Force and Boeing aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled a U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II in flight March 1....

KC-46 tanker successfully refuels F/A-18

Boeing photograph by John Parker A U.S. Air Force and Boeing aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 fighter jet in flight Feb. 10. The air...

Air Force presents fiscal year 2017 budget

The Air Force presented its fiscal year 2017 president's budget request Feb. 9 following the Defense Department and sister services’ budget briefings. Maj. Gen. Jim...

AF implements new DOD-wide changes to maternity leave

Beginning Feb. 5, active-duty female Airmen will receive up to 12 continuous, non-transferable weeks of fully paid maternity leave in accordance with Defense Department-wide...

AFRL welcomes two new leaders

Air Force photographMichael Huggins is the new chief engineer and technical engineering authority for the Aerospace Directorate for Air Force Research Laboratory at...

AF announces year two adjustments to enlisted evaluations, promotions

Incorporating various observations and assessments from the first year under the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems, the Air Force is making several adjustments...

AcqDemo team offers information about transition

In June 2016, some 13,000 Air Force Materiel Command employees will transition to the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) pay...

Comms program hits 100,000 hours of warfighter connectivity

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Christopher BoitzAn airman pulls a set of chalks while escorting a RQ-4 Global Hawk back to a hangar...