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Quick learning, ‘deployed mentality’ lead to LRASM’s successful launch

Posted September 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

No test at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., can be considered simple, but when you add in numerous organizations with their own language and procedures, along with a test aircraft with engine problems, then that makes accomplishing the mission all that more challenging.

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412th Test Wing launches Vanguard Leadership Program

Posted September 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Students picked to participate in the 412th Test Wing’s Vanguard Leadership Program attend their first three-day workshop in Bldg. 1400 Sept. 13, 2017. On the right, Juliana de Beers of J.B. Whitney and Associates, a company that specializes in training and career development, conducted the class. About 20 engineers…

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Defense, academia test systems for GPS denial

Posted September 15, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Navigating the globe was once done using the sun, moon and stars as reference, but modern times bring modern methods, and the majority of the world now relies on GPS for its navigation needs.

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AFMC, AFTC commanders tour AEDC facilities at Arnold AFB

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Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander (center), and Col. Scott Cain, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander (right of center), receive a facility briefing and tour of the AEDC J5 Rocket Motor Test Facility by AEDC staff members Aug. 22, 2017.   Air Force photograph by Rick…

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Colombian military officers get insight into flight test at Edwards

Posted September 15, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Dozens of Republic of Colombia military officers dropped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for an up-close look at flight test Sept. 12, 2017.

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737 MAX in skies over Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A Boeing 737 MAX takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its fourth-generation, narrow-body 737 at Edwards recently. The company has also been testing its 787 Dreamliner here as well. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the…

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Road work project begins

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Effective Sept. 14 and continuing for the next three weeks, workers from the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron will execute road shoulder maintenance and repair in 1-1/2 mile increments on both inbound and outbound lanes of Rosamond Blvd. at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., from the intersection of Lancaster and…

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Corvias Military Living shows appreciation for military with free breakfasts

Posted September 13, 2017 by Melody J. Couch

Photograph courtesy of Melody J. Couch Shelly Andalia, Corvias Military Living, assistant community manager, hands out a Breakfast On-the-Go bag to a Team Edwards member in front of the Mojave Sky Community Center Sept. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, Corvias Military Living, the government’s partner for privatized family housing, welcomed the Edwards Air Force Base,…

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PG&E to test natural gas pipeline beginning Sept. 11

Posted September 8, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Motorists are alerted to expect traffic delays by the intersection of Fitz-Gerald Blvd. and Coliseum Drive beginning Sept. 11, 2017. The intersection is located by the High Desert Lanes Bowling Center near the Exchange area. Beginning Sept. 11, Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be around base to perform…

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Dream Chaser undergoes captive carry test at Edwards

Posted September 1, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Dream Chaser Captive carry test Aug. 30 at Edwards AFB, Calif. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser underwent a captive carry test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., Aug. 30. The test was part of the spacecraft’s Phase Two flight test efforts to advance the orbiter closer to…

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