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Joining forces: Test team completes fourth Orange Flag of 2018

Posted December 21, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

In the skies above California, an F-35 and F-16 from Edwards Air Force Base in California are joined by an F-15E and F-22 from the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron out of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., along with a Navy F-18 from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 out of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif.

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DOD STARBASE program comes to Edwards

Posted December 21, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Kriss Vanderhyde, Air Force Research Labaratory Det. 7 Education Outreach manager, provides a simple propulsion demonstration following the grand opening of STARBASE at Branch Elementary on Edwards Air Force Base Dec. 7, 2018. The Department of the Defense STARBASE program aims at giving students a hands-on learning experience in…

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Commanders greet Team Edwards at base gates

Posted December 19, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Lt. Col. Vinh Tran, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, hands out candy canes to a Team Edwards member at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 17, 2018.   Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Lt. Col. Neva Vanderschaegen, 412th Medical Support Squadron commander, hands out candy canes to a…

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Range Innovation Team and ‘Innovation Makerspace’

Posted December 14, 2018 by Maj. Dacia Sexton

Innovation starts with individuals who strive to make a difference.  Greg Myers led the Range Innovation Team, tracking all active innovation efforts in addition to pursuing his personal innovation project, the “Innovation Makerspace.” His efforts as an individual and team leader were recognized through 412th Test Wing quarterly award wins as the Innovator of the…

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31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

Posted December 12, 2018 by Maj. Ashley Conner

The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018.

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Squadron gets new lab space to improve instrumental role in test mission

Posted December 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Edwards and 812th Aircraft Instrumentation Test Squadron leadership pose for the ceremonial ground breaking photo Dec. 3, 2018, inside Bldg. 1600 where a new 812th AITS Special Instrumentation Diagnostics Engineering and Calibration Lab will be constructed. Pictured from left to right: Randy Beckett, 412th Civil Engineer Group retired deputy…

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Team Edwards shares holiday spirit with local communities

Posted December 12, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Col. Jeffry Hollman, 412th Mission Support Group commander, waves at parade-goers while on a Humvee during the Sleigh Rides through the City parade in Lancaster, Calif., Dec. 1, 2018. Hollman represented Edwards Air Force Base in the parade through downtown Lancaster as one of more than 100 other entries…

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STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

Posted December 10, 2018 by Michelle Thomas

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, Dec.7, 2018.

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Airmen battle enemy, elements in latest readiness exercise

Posted December 10, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

On a cold, dark and dreary day, 80 Airmen put on their mission oriented protected posture suits, grabbed their weapons and went to war. Sporadic machine gun fire and loud bangs could be heard from outside the FOB.

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X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

Posted December 7, 2018 by Jay Levine

The X-56A team has suppressed flutter, which is a potentially destructive oscillation, with a modern and a classical controller for the first time at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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