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Project shows collaboration key to innovation success

Posted January 27, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Innovation means using a new idea, method, or device. So to step away from the status quo, someone pursuing innovation may have to look for answers beyond the usual, and one method encouraged by Edwards AFB innovators is collaboration. Edwards’ Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team – XCITE team for short – actively engages in…

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Edwards base guide available on line

Posted March 29, 2017 by

Are you relocating to Edwards Air Force Base, or just want to learn more about our fabulous base? Then be sure to check out the brand new 2017 Edwards Base Guide, available online at http://tinyurl.com/lq4gvsh.

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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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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph A desert tortoise sits on Mercury Boulevard at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973, desert tortoises are protected from unwarranted harassment or injury….

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Planes, aviation legends, highlight 70th anniversary

Posted November 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., held its 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight event Oct. 13-14. Famed test pilots, retired Brig. Generals Chuck Yeager and Robert Cardenas, were on hand for the celebration that honored their achievement Oct. 14, 1947.

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

Posted March 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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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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