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See what the new vision center has to offer

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Members of the Exchange staff and Vista Optical pose for a photo before cutting the grand opening cake Jan. 15. The shop is available to anyone with access to the base. Vista Optical officially opened Jan. 15 in the Edwards AFB Exchange Mall area. The optical center celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Air Force photograph April 4, 2003: The CV-22 Osprey test team reached a milestone when the tilt-rotor aircraft successfully completed a terrain-following radar exercise. The event took place during the multi-mode radar test plan segment of its test plan.

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Pavement projects coming to golf course, lodging

Posted June 17, 2016 by

An upcoming pavement project will repair the parking lot for the golf course, the parking lot for Lodging (Bldg. 5601), and Crossfield Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The project will start June 20 and will last approximately three weeks. Access and parking for the golf course will remain open although will be limited to half…

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416th FLTS testers meet with Auto GCAS survivor

Posted September 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Test pilots and engineers from the 416th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., had the chance to meet face-to-face with one of the squadron’s success stories Aug. 25, 2016.

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AV teachers learn how to ‘rock it’ at TPS

Posted October 2, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Air Force Association William J. "Pete" Knight Chapter introduced Antelope Valley educators to using model rocketry in the classroom Sept. 26. Teachers of grades six through 12 gathered at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School for the inaugural "Blast off Basics" workshop.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted November 13, 2015 by

Nov. 16–20 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Cabbage roll Rice pilaf and vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potato with 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 & Anthony’s Pizza…

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Australian Aerial refueler connects USAF and RAAF test teams

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker that arrived at Edwards Nov. 30 is connecting the RAAF to the U.S. Air Force in a Coalition Tanker Aerial Refueling Certification Effort.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Posted February 12, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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Ridley’s nephew visits Edwards

Posted April 15, 2016 by Dawn Waldman

It’s always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base!

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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

Posted July 16, 2016 by

As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.

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