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New funnel system drastically reduces cost in fire suppression test at Edwards

Posted January 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Members of the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., developed a new funnel system that captures the foam or water deluge during required hangar fire-suppression system tests saving $79,750 and several days of delay, which can be critically important for test programs.

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Indian Air Force Test Pilot School visits Edwards

Posted March 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Indian Air Force Test Pilot School staff members and students consisting of 14 pilots and engineers, pose for a group photo in front of the NF-104 outside the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School March 8, 2017. The visit to TPS was part of a two-day tour of Edwards…

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Civ-Mil releases 25th anniversary book with KaBoom

Posted May 19, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

With as much action in The Hanger as there was on the field, aerospace companies throughout the Antelope Valley enjoyed a cool and breezy Aerospace Appreciation Night with the Lancaster JetHawks as they beat Stockton 7-2, May 12 in Lancaster.

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Local Tech Trekkers learn about flight test, fighters

Posted July 21, 2017 by Christopher Okula and Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Tech Trekkers receive a plane-side briefing about flight test next to a T-38 Talon Supersonic Trainer in Hangar 1207. Tech Trek is a girls’ math and science camp organized by the American Association of University Women, and is designed to instill confidence among female students as they begin to…

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Edwards AFB Exchange brings back fee-free layaway for the holidays

Posted September 27, 2017 by Jennifer Coleman

Airmen, families and retirees at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Exchange can get a head-start on holiday shopping while keeping gifts away from prying eyes with fee-free layaway from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. The Edwards AFB Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items that are placed on layaway and…

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Children learn to sign for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing American Sign Language interpreter, demonstrates how to sign the letter Y. The children at the School Age Annex got a chance to try their hands at American Sign Language Oct. 20. Amber Ludwig, 412th Test Wing Equal Opportunity certified American Sign Language interpreter, taught…

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Key Spouse Program connects units and families

Posted November 25, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards community is made up of two distinct groups, those who work for the Air Force and the families of those who work for the Air Force. Both have their own unique challenges and daily tasks. Then there are those volunteers who fall in between both worlds, Key Spouses. The Air Force Key Spouse…

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Accomplishments across AFTC highlighted at commander’s call

Posted January 22, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, reminded Edwards personnel to be proud of what they do at the Jan. 14 commander's call.

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Double Dutch over Edwards

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Air Force photograph by Chris Okula A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 from RNLAF 334 Squadron connects with a RNLAF F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over Edwards Air Force Base March 31. The tanker and fifth-generation fighter took to the skies over Edwards and California to certify the KDC-10’s ability to conduct aerial refueling with the…

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412th Test Wing command chief retires after nearly 30 years

Posted June 8, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The 412th Test Wing's command chief master sergeant retired after more than 29 years of service with a ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 3.

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