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KC-46 program refueler touches down at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The KC-46 program's first test aircraft, a Boeing 767-2C (EMD-1), departed from its home at Boeing Field in Seattle and touched down at Edwards for the first time Oct. 15.

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New director takes helm at 412th Force Support Squadron

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Col. Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, and Janice L. Hollen pose for a photo with the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon. Hollen will serve as the new director of the squadron. The assumption of leadership ceremony was held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 20,…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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Feb. 1-5 Monday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Meat loaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken Teriyaki Fried rice & Egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese Broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

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April 11-15 Monday Beef and broccoli White rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Rice pilaf and vegetables Vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Schaefer highlights Edwards accomplishments, updates team at CC call

Posted June 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Dramatic video from an F-16 cockpit documents a pilot in distress as his heads-up display shows his plane headed towards the ground.

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NASA test flights examine effect of atmospheric turbulence on sonic booms

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NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere.

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Adaptive flight control testing benefits TPS, university students

Posted November 15, 2016 by Christopher Ball

A recent test management project helped not only to validate an adaptive flight control system, but provided valuable educational experience to military and university students.

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Local artist revisits lost artwork after more than two decades

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Shortly after a 23-year-old comic book-style mural was discovered during renovation in Dorm 2424, the artist was found to be living in the local Antelope Valley area. The artist, Gregory Wilson, was notified by a friend about the story of the art discovery, which was posted to the Edwards AFB website and in the Desert Wings newspaper.

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Local utilities, 412th CE enlighten public on energy savings

Posted November 6, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Southern California Edison brought out its Mobile Energy Unit from Long Beach, California, which has home appliances within along with tips to lower energy costs at home. The unit has energy-efficient home appliances all powered by solar energy. The unit was part of Edward AFB’s Energy Action Month, which…

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412th command chief emphasizes AF professionalism at enlisted calls

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief, held two enlisted calls at the base theater Dec. 7 emphasizing professionalism in the Air Force. He covered everything from what's being taught in basic training to the changes that are being implemented in the Enlisted Evaluation System.

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