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F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Posted May 26, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

From time to time, the F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at the 411th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., gets a visit from an old friend.

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Christmas comes early for some Edwards’ children

Posted December 16, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Brand new bicycles arrived at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Exchange parking lot Dec. 13, 2016, to be handed out to dozens of children as an early Christmas gift. Volunteers from Northrop Grumman at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., unloaded small, super hero-themed tricycles, boys’…

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Dutch F-35 to come home for very first time

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Royal Netherlands Air Force photograph Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs take off from Edwards AFB. The Dutch stood up their first F-35 unit, Number 323 Squadron, in 2014, specifically to conduct operational testing and evaluation at Edwards. A Dutch F-35A Lightning II will touch down on home soil for the first time…

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Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

Posted August 6, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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USAF F35’s train at the National Training Center

Posted December 4, 2017 by Capt. Albert Jernegan

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., welcomed the F35A Lightning II stealth fighter from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supporting the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 18 through Dec. 1.

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Exchange senior enlisted adviser focuses on serving Edwards AFB

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted adviser, poses for a photo with Exchange employee Rikkie DeMary after Reyes presented her with an AAFES coin for a job well done Aug. 1. Reyes visited the Edwards Exchange and also met with 412th Mission…

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Case lot, ‘Back to School’ August promotions yield savings for commissary patrons

Posted July 28, 2016 by

August means “Back to School” savings at commissaries around the world and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the states. The commissary at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will conduct a Case Lot Sale Sept. 15-17. “The lineup of promotions for August gives our customers plenty of reasons to shop…

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Cyber security engineer discusses potential threats during ITEA luncheon

Posted August 29, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Members of the International Test and Evaluation Association Antelope Valley Chapter held their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018.

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Navigating the next generation

Posted January 20, 2017 by

Walter Klein travels all over the world as a navigator for NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory.

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F-35 testers wrap up Weapons Delivery Accuracy tests

Posted December 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Testers from the 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., completed a major test milestone bringing the F-35 Lightning II’s full combat capabilities closer to the battlefield.

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