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Boeing photograph by Bob Ferguson Local

Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Landing on display

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force.

Army photograph by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

Navy photograph by Lt. j.g. Maideline Sanchez Defense

F-35 helmet: An advance in flight technology

When the Department of Defense launched the acquisition process for the revolutionary F-35 Lightning II, they envisioned a common platform across three variants that ultimately invigorated the defense industry worldwide, creating an influx of new technologies -- notably the F-35 helmet.


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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Events

Sesame Street, USO, dazzle crowds at two shows

Posted  June 15, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Everybody’s favorite Sesame Street characters including Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster and Rosita, excited young audiences at two shows June 14, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Children and parents packed the Oasis Community Center to watch the famous children show’s lineup sing, dance and inspire. The cast was…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
Local

Edwards EOD destroys hazardous chemical in Lancaster

Posted  June 15, 2016

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 812th Civil Engineering Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., blew up 20 gallons of a hazardous chemical at an on-base range June 6.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball
Veterans

Father, son celebrate service

Posted  June 15, 2016

An 85-year-old retired Air Force major got a chance to revisit his favorite aircraft four decades after he retired from the U.S. Air Force.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball
Local

Schaefer highlights Edwards accomplishments, updates team at CC call

Posted  June 12, 2016

Dramatic video from an F-16 cockpit documents a pilot in distress as his heads-up display shows his plane headed towards the ground.

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Air Force photograph by Chris Okula
Salutes & Awards

U.S. Test Pilot School graduates Class 15B

Posted  June 12, 2016

Twenty new test pilots and flight test engineers will enter the test world June 10 as Class 15B graduates from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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