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Edwards’ 416th FLTS working to upgrade F-16 radar

Posted March 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 416th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continually conducts developmental testing to enhance the warfighting capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. One focus of the F-16 testers here is the integration and testing of a new radar as part of the F-16 Radar Modernization Program. According to its manufacturer, Northrop Grumman,…

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Mike Super mystifies

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Photograph courtesy Kayla Fagan From left: Edison Ruland, Oasis Community Center director; Damion Jones, Community Services Flight chief; 2nd Lt. Kamillia Murchison, 412th Force Support Squadron; Mike Super and Janice Hollen, 412th FSS director; pose for a photo Jan. 20 at Club Muroc. Super is the winner of NBC’s hit TV show “Phenomenon” and  the…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted April 8, 2016 by

April 11-15 Monday Beef and broccoli White rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Rice pilaf and vegetables Vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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New director takes helm at 412th Force Support Squadron

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Col. Eric Leshinsky, 412th Mission Support Group commander, and Janice L. Hollen pose for a photo with the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon. Hollen will serve as the new director of the squadron. The assumption of leadership ceremony was held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 20,…

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Seeing an X-plane’s sonic boom

Posted December 18, 2017 by

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

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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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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Posted July 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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416th FLTS tests missile for European ally’s Joint Strike Fighter

Posted November 2, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air forces’ capabilities.

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Edwards’ base theater awakens

Posted March 23, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph by Kayla Fagan Col. George Tromba, 412th Mission Support commander, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially reopen the base theater at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as members of the 501st Legion looked on March 16, 2018. The Force is strong once again within the walls of the base theater at Edwards Air…

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Exploring the unseen with augmented reality

Posted March 10, 2017 by

What if you could see virtual antenna polar patterns superimposed on aircraft or the effects of electromagnetic interference?

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