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Flying into 2018

Posted January 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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From Scorpions to Wildcats, DHS grads hitting it big in college

Posted January 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Desert High School graduates Devyn Cross (left) and Elizabeth Shelton drop by their former school Jan. 3, 2018, during a holiday break. The former DHS volleyball standouts are now attending the University of Arizona in Tucson. Two years ago, Desert High School students cheered in the gym as volleyball…

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

Posted January 10, 2018 by Deidre Ortiz

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Back in the Saddle readies workforce for busy 2018

Posted January 5, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Before heading into the year with full force, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a pause to remind its workforce to be safe while conducting its test mission.

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418th FLTS supports NASA in Orion spacecraft parachute test

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher A. Okula A mockup of an Orion spacecraft is released from a C-17 Globemaster III Dec. 15, 2017, over the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. Airmen and testers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron joined Army, NASA and contractor personnel to participate in the test of the Orion’s parachute landing…

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Local congressman visits Edwards

Posted December 22, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., addresses a group at Edwards’ Stripes Lounge, Dec. 15, 2017. U.S. Congressman Steve Knight, R-Calif., visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to speak at Stripes Lounge at the Oasis Community Center Dec. 15, 2017. The visit was sponsored by the local Air Force Sergeants Association…

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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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Leadership wishes Team Edwards a happy holidays

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Col. Matthew Higer, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School commandant, hands a candy cane and holiday card to a motorist at Edwards AFB’s North Gate Dec. 18, 2017. The colonel teamed up with Airman 1st Class Jerome Holliday, 412th Security Forces Squadron, for the morning.   Air Force photograph…

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Seeing an X-plane’s sonic boom

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When NASA’s next X-plane takes to the skies, it will produce some pretty cool images.

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Sweet treats for Edwards Airmen

Posted December 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Like a well-oiled machine, volunteers from the Edwards Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses club worked a cookie bag assembly line, packing more than 300 dozen cookies for young Airmen on Edwards Dec. 12, 2017. Members of the Enlisted and Officers’ Spouses Clubs at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got together…

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