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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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Falcons soar over L.A.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Three F-16 Fighting Falcons from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., fly past Dodger Stadium after the ceremonial flyover at the beginning of game two of the 2017 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros Oct. 25, 2017. The jets performed the ceremonial flyover at the conclusion…

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David Letterman drops by Edwards

Posted January 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Television host and comedian David Letterman talks with members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron, along with Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th Test Wing command chief, at the B-52 static display at the North Gate Jan. 18, 2018.   Air Force photograph by Dawn Waldman Air Force Flight…

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STARBASE is hiring

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Edwards Air Force Base in California is now hiring government civilian positions for its STARBASE program. The base has openings for two teachers and one director. For more information, email Maj. Yvette Bivins at Yvette.bivins@us.af.mil or call 661-277-6323.  The Department of Defense’s STARBASE is a premier educational program sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary…

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Base students return to school Aug. 20

Posted August 17, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

School students at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., return to the classroom Aug. 20. Base leaders want to remind Team Edwards to obey posted speed limits and watch out for children walking to and from school. Traffic enforcement measures will be increased for this school year to include speed indicator signs and increased patrolling by…

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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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