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2019 USAF Test Pilot School applications due May 29

Application packages for the 2019 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School selection board are due by May 29. The board is set to convene at the Air Force’s Personnel Center July 29 through Aug. 2, and will consider Total Force officer and current Air Force civilian applicants to attend training as early as July 2020.

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Air Force’s top NCO gets look at all things Edwards

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright received a whirlwind tour of the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe March 18-19.

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New VISTA paint scheme gets artist’s approval

Renowned aviation artist Mike Machat officially endorsed his latest work for the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School March 7 when he applied his signature to the school’s NF-16D VISTA in-flight simulator.

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Former 412th Test Wing commander embodies ‘Captain Marvel’ spirit

In early February, roughly 80 female pilots gathered together on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to take part in the video filming of an Air Force Recruiting Service commercial.

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461st FLTS lands two more F-35s for test

The 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received two additional F-35As to support continued developmental testing March 7.


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Congresswoman Hill gets inside look at Plant 42

Posted  March 1, 2019

Members of U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., and the 412th Test Wing hosted Congresswoman Katie Hill for an informational tour Feb. 21. The newly elected Hill was accompanied by members of her staff and representatives of Palmdale.

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AFMC Command Chief to focus on communication, people

Posted  March 1, 2019

Air Force photograph Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Stanley C. Cadell is the new command chief at Air Force Materiel Command. Cadell brings almost 27 years of Air Force service to the senior enlisted position at AFMC, where he serves as the primary advisor to the commander and senior staff on all matters pertaining to…

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Construction of long-awaited museum begins

Posted  March 1, 2019

Construction has begun on the new Flight Test Museum campus outside the west gate of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The project kicked off Jan. 8, with the re-positioning of the Boeing YC-15 Technology Demonstrator.

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Innovation culture walls popping up on base

Posted  March 1, 2019

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Part of the innovation wall at the 412th Test Wing Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Innovation culture walls will be displayed at several locations on Edwards to emphasize and invoke innovative thought as the 412th Test Wing’s innovation campaign continues. The walls are…

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STARBASE seeking volunteers

Posted  February 27, 2019

Attention Team Edwards. STARBASE Edwards is nearly ready for blast off. But they need your help to make the mission a success. The STARBASE staff is looking for volunteers with science, technology, engineering or math backgrounds to join the crew in sharing their passion for STEM with the fifth and sixth graders of Antelope Valley….

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