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Blake becomes new commandant at U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School

Col. Ryan Blake took the helm as the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207, July 10.

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NASA prepares to go public with quiet supersonic tech

Arriving 49,000 feet above the test site, higher than the airlines fly, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center test pilot Jim “Clue” Less shuts down his F/A-18’s afterburners moving just shy of Mach 1, the speed of sound, or about 630 mph at this altitude.

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Edwards’ 416th FLTS changes hands

Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander, handed the 416th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Scott Fann during a change of command ceremony June 1 in Hangar 1207 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Harris expresses gratitude, reflects at final commander’s call

Maj. Gen. David Harris took the stage at the base theater for his final Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., commander’s call as Air Force Test Center commander June 20, 2018.

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Agreement Allows Air Force to provide a boost to local school districts

Several school districts near Edwards Air Force Base in California are benefitting from computer donations courtesy of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing.


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Meagher assumes command of 419th FLTS

Posted  June 25, 2018

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander (left), passes the 419th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Thomas Meagher during a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018, in Hangar 1210. The 412th Test Wing’s bomber test squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received a new commander…

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EDC Junior Force Council makes inaugural networking visit to Edwards

Posted  June 22, 2018

Rich in Air Force history and a hallmark installation in the Air Force test world, Edwards Air Force Base in California is home to the 412th Flight Test Wing and the world-famous Test Pilot School.

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Salutes & Awards

Former 412th Test Wing vice commander Schott retires

Posted  June 20, 2018

Base leadership, family and friends came together at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Col. Jason Schott during his retirement ceremony June 14. The 412th Test Wing’s former vice commander retires after more than 25 years of active duty service.

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Corvias Foundation awards scholarship to student from Edwards AFB

Posted  June 18, 2018

Courtesy photograph Corvias Foundation scholarship recipient, Zoexenita Mercado of Desert High School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,poses for a photo with a University of California, Davis mascot cutout. She plans to attend the university and be a surgeon in the future. Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias, has…

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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

Posted  June 15, 2018

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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