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Team Edwards expands testing of commercial drones

Posted June 8, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The diminutive, but increasingly useful, quadcopter was put to another challenge June 2, 2017, when it flew over a small building near the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flightline to give members of 412th Civil Engineer Group an idea of its capabilities as a building inspection tool.

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Command chief bids farewell to Team Edwards

Posted August 7, 2017 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Test Wing’s command chief master sergeant has been called to another assignment after just 13 months in his position at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Congressman Steve Knight speaks at AFSA event

Posted November 6, 2015 by

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight visited Edwards AFB to speak at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center Oct. 30. The visit was sponsored by the local AFSA Chapter 1328.

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News Briefs – December 4, 2015

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Edwards Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting ceremony, along with the judging of the holiday card contest, is 5:30 p.m., Dec. 4 in the Main Exchange parking lot. Enjoy holiday music, cookies and hot chocolate, snow and Santa. Webster University ending program at Edwards On Dec. 31, 2015, Webster University will no longer…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted February 12, 2016 by

Feb. 15–19 Monday Closed Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Chicken parmesan Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Chicken enchilada Spanish rice and refried beans All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities Available Menu…

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Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

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April 18 – 22 All Specials $7.89 Drink not included. LUNCH Specials 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll White rice and green beans Tuesday Buffalo chicken wings French fries Wednesday Beef steaks White rice and green beans Thursday Fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Corn Friday Baked cod or fried catfish Macaroni and cheese Hushpuppies…

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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

Posted June 24, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention." In flight test, needs are everywhere. Parts, scheduling, the need for maintainers; need for computers, the need for spectrum to transmit data, etc.

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Commander talks past, present, future at civilian call

Posted September 17, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took center stage at the Base Theater to discuss issues -- past, present and future -- during a civilian call Sept. 6.

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Landing on display

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NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Schaefer highlights accomplishments of 412th TW at commander’s call

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., updated Team Edwards on test programs, highlighted recent accomplishments and thanked everyone on base for their hard work and dedication in accomplishing the mission at two commander’s calls held Feb. 1 in the base theater.

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