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STARBASE seeking volunteers

Posted February 27, 2019 by

Attention Team Edwards. STARBASE Edwards is nearly ready for blast off. But they need your help to make the mission a success. The STARBASE staff is looking for volunteers with science, technology, engineering or math backgrounds to join the crew in sharing their passion for STEM with the fifth and sixth graders of Antelope Valley….

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Annual award winners meet Captain Marvel

Posted February 22, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The 2018 412th Test Wing Annual Award winners pose for a photo with Brie Larson in Bldg. 1600 Feb. 20. Larson plays the title character in the upcoming “Captain Marvel” film set to be released in theaters March 8.  Larson was joined by fellow cast members, Samuel L. Jackson,…

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Innovative lab gives civil engineers place to manage infrastructure

Posted February 8, 2019 by tomlear

The 412th Civil Engineer Squadron stood-up a new enabler for Industrial Control Systems; the ICS Innovation Lab is at full operational capability!

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Test wing commander, chief, experience weapons loading first-hand

Posted February 8, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Matt Williams Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander (right), and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW command chief (left), help 412th Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, Master Sgt. Robert Forbes, load an AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile on an F-16 Fighting Falcon Feb. 6.  This is a 188-pound…

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Air Force Test Center command team outlines vision

Posted February 1, 2019 by Giancarlo Casem

As the lead agency in the realm of test and evaluation, the Air Force Test Center is tasked with testing tomorrow’s aerospace systems while keeping an eye on an ever-changing technological horizon.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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