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Experimental bomber returns home after six decades

Posted September 23, 2016 by Christopher Ball

An historic aircraft with close ties to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., returned to its roots after more than six decades the morning of Sept. 19, 2016.

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Team Edwards show career paths to local students at Salute to Youth

Posted October 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Test Engineering Group Instrumentation Division wowed students with their F-16 simulator at the 2015 Salute to Youth Event. LANCASTER, Calif.–The 24th Annual Salute to Youth, “The Career Connection,” was held Oct. 13 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The event gives 8- and 9th-grade students in the Antelope Valley…

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Force Support Holiday Hours

Posted November 20, 2015 by

Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 26 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Dinner, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Midnight Meal, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. High Desert Inn: Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Rosburg Fitness Center: 8…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Jan. 11–15 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potatoes 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…

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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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Eagle project defines cooperation

Posted April 29, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Air Force's F-15 Eagle fleet is scheduled to receive a wheel and brake upgrade after completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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412th SFS picks pumpkins for party from Rosamond pumpkin patch

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year when October rolls around, pumpkin season begins. There are pumpkins for carving and decorating, pumpkin-spiced drinks, pumpkin pies and much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 192.2 million pounds of pumpkins were produced in California in 2014.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Dec. 7–11 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pepper steak over white rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and eggroll Friday Bake or fried cod Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99,…

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KC-46A makes first contact; successfully demonstrates fuel transfer in flight

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Jan. 24, when it successfully demonstrated its first-ever aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C from Edwards Air Force Base.

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