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Double Dutch over Edwards

Posted April 8, 2016 by

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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New dorm complete for Edwards Airmen

Posted April 1, 2016 by Jeanette J. White

Some Airmen stationed at Edwards are now moving into a long anticipated new home.

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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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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Air Force photograph March 26, 1958: The first launch of the Zero Length Launch (ZEL) program, of an F-100D took place from a truck-mounted launcher. North American test pilot Albert W. Blackburn was at the controls. A follow-on to the ZELMAL program, ZEL was designed to launch tactical fighter planes after loss of their normal…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted March 18, 2016 by

March 21–25 Monday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Cabbage roll White rice Green salad Thursday Orange chicken Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed 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 subject to…

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Local support groups lend helping hand to complete Eagle Scout project

Posted March 11, 2016 by

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 helped a local Life Scout, a Desert High School junior, improve the baseball facilities at DHS.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted March 11, 2016 by

March 14-18 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Barbecue rib tips Potato salad Bake beans Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and…

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Australian KC-30A successfully refuels C-17 for first time

Posted March 4, 2016 by

The first air-to-air refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport to a C-17A Globemaster III occurred Feb. 10. The five-hour sortie was conducted by members of the RAAF's Air Warfare Centre Aircraft Research and Development Unit, 86 Wing and the 418th Flight Test Squadron.

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Edwards AFB testers lend hand at Mountain Home

Posted March 4, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph Cleaning up in Idaho: Edwards Airmen volunteer to pick up trash outside Mountain Home Air Force Base while deployed for F-35A operational testing. Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron and Air Force Operation Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1 from Edwards took a break from F-35A operational testing at Mountain Home…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted March 4, 2016 by

March 7 – 11 Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Open-faced turkey Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities…

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