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New Aero Club acquisition gives student pilots new capability

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

For the past couple of years, Edwards Aero Club student pilots have utilized Cessna 172s to turn their dreams of flying into reality in order to obtain their Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s license. With the recent acquisition of the club’s…

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Branch Elementary students receive special visit for Read-a-thon

Posted April 13, 2012 by Staff

Branch Elementary students got a wild ride for their achievements for this year’s Read-a-thon awards day. Sara and her mustang, Duke, treated the children to a short…

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Team Edwards provides feedback during 2012 Caring for People forum

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

With a platform that encourages its participants to speak their mind, the 2012 Caring for People forum, held at Chapel 2 April 5, allowed multiple Team Edwards members to voice their concerns regarding the base. As part of the forum, CFP…

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Edwards AFB continues to maximize energy efficiency with opening of E85 gas point

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Kenji Thuloweit

Edwards took another step towards energy efficiency April 6 with a ribbon cutting signifying the grand opening of a new E85 gas tank at the Government Vehicle Gas Station. E85…

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AEDC engineers support ‘airstart’ testing at Edwards Air Force Base

Posted April 13, 2012 by by AEDC Public Affairs

Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a…

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EAFB Civil Air Patrol Cadets field train

Posted March 30, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Edwards Air Force Base Composite Squadron 84 of California Wing, Civil Air Patrol, spent March 10, 11 conducting a field training exercise. The cadets received classroom instruction Saturday morning and in the afternoon the cadets set up camp at Branch Park for hands-on training. The classroom…

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SECAF visits Edwards

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Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley is greeted by (from left) Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander; Col. R.J. Smith, 412th Test Wing vice commander; Col. Amy V. Arwood, 95th Air Base Wing vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th ABW command chief. The SECAF…

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F-35A completes first night refueling mission

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The first night refueling in the history of the Lockheed Martin F-35 program was completed March 26 at Edwards Air Force Base. Piloted by Lt. Col. Peter Vitt, 461st Flight Test Squadron director of operations, AF-4, an F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant, rendezvoused with an Air Force KC-135…

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33 Team Edwards captains make grade

Posted March 30, 2012 by by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Team Edwards congratulates the following captains on their selection for major: Schaeffer, Gregory Joseph – Air Force Flight Test Center Baker, Michael B. – 445th Flight Test Sq. Hines, Jennifer P. – 461st Flight Test Sq. Lamping, Logan Joseph – 445th Flight Test Sq. Laplant, Nicholas P. – 445th Flight Test Sq. Maramba, Ernest M….

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412th MXS improves its AGE’d facilities

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

It’s often said that a workplace environment is only as good as the way its employees make it. In this case, a request made by members of the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight allowed for the latest addition of new and improved aerospace ground equipment to the Edwards…

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