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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.


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A Brief History of the U.S. Air Force

Posted  September 17, 2016

For more than 100 years, the United States military has endeavored to master not just the battlefields that we sail or trod upon, but the realms of air and space. As the U.S. Air Force approaches its 69th birthday as an independent service on Sept. 18, we take these few moments to reflect on where…

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U.S. Senate confirms Schaefer’s nomination to major general

Posted  March 26, 2018

Air Force photograph Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The United States Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, for promotion to the rank of major general. The Senate released confirmations March 22 of dozens of general…

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Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

Posted  June 15, 2016

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.

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Colombian military officers get insight into flight test at Edwards

Posted  September 15, 2017

Dozens of Republic of Colombia military officers dropped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for an up-close look at flight test Sept. 12, 2017.

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Danny Bazzell new FTHF general manager

Posted  November 18, 2016

The Flight Test Historical Foundation announced Nov. 14 the selection of Danny Bazzell as the new general manager. The mission of the Flight Test Historical Foundation, a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is to preserve the rich local history of flight test by raising funds to support the development of the Air Force Flight Test Museum at…

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