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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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Sweet treats for Edwards Airmen

Posted December 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Like a well-oiled machine, volunteers from the Edwards Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses club worked a cookie bag assembly line, packing more than 300 dozen cookies for young Airmen on Edwards Dec. 12, 2017. Members of the Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses Clubs at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got together…

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Schaefer to take reins of AFTC

Posted April 2, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, the 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been selected as the next commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards. Schaefer will replace Maj. Gen….

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Combined Federal Campaign underway at Edwards

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

This year's Combined Federal Campaign is going on now at Edwards AFB and will continue until Nov. 20.

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Tis’ the season for STEM volunteering

Posted November 25, 2015 by Rebecca Amber and Kenji Thuloweit

The U.S. Air Force recognizes the critical role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace, and enabling the Department of Defense and Air Force in the security of the nation. Being the world’s greatest Air Force is not a…

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Portion of Popson Ave. to close for road work

Posted January 15, 2016 by

West Popson Ave. will be closed to traffic between Spiro Avenue and Airman’s Drrive Jan. 20 and. 21. This will allow trenching to be done to install a new communications conduit in support of the renovation of Dorm 2423. East-bound and west-bound traffic will be able to use Methusa Roadd or Rosamond Boulevard as alternate routes….

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This week in Edwards Flight Test History

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 29, 1951 — The first successful flight of the Regulus I Navy tactical cruise missile took place. The test missile, the FTV-2, took off from the lakebed under its internal power and was guided in flight by radio signals from a Lockheed TV-2D director aircraft. After performing various maneuvers, the missile…

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Posted May 20, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force Flight Test Museum taking in more NASA history with Phantom Eye, LLRV

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

On June 1, 2012, Boeing's Phantom Eye prototype autonomous unmanned aircraft system made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a NASA Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center project.

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416th FLTS tests missile for European ally’s Joint Strike Fighter

Posted November 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air forces’ capabilities.

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