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Exploring the unseen with augmented reality

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

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First use of sUAS to inspect plane lessens load for maintainers

Posted March 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

When the 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force used a quadcopter to conduct a maintenance inspection of the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III March 6, it marked the second time the CTF used a small unmanned aerial system in a new application that shows promise.

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Test wing commander says Air Force is ‘fired up’

Posted March 3, 2017 by Diane Betzler

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., spoke to a full house at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb 24, and told the audience the U.S. Air Force is “fired” up about its future.

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Airmen can sign up now for professional enhancement courses

Posted March 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Enlisted instructors and leadership at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., want to create a culture of development with a constant focus on professional development.

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Recognizing contributions

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Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Members of the 412th Security Forces Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., display the colors before the singing of the National Anthem at the African American History Month Observance Luncheon Feb. 28, 2017. The event was held in the NASA integrated support facility at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research…

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Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Master Sgt. Robert Self, 370th Flight Test Squadron, following his final flight Jan. 18, 2017. After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Master Sgt. Robert Self joined…

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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted February 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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April’s Capstone marks end of two-year inspection cycle

Posted February 17, 2017 by Christopher Ball

MICT may sound like something you buy at a fast-food chain, and terms like TIGIRS, IGEMS and Capstone may lead some people to think of an action adventure video game or movie. The acronyms, in reality, are some of the tools used to evaluate wing-level effectiveness across the Air Force. They stand for Management Internal…

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