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Lockheed Martin photograph by Tom Reynolds Local

Edwards test pilot first to reach 1,000 flight hours in Joint Strike Fighter

Lockheed Martin test pilot David "Doc" Nelson became the first pilot to achieve 1,000 flight hours in the F-35 during a test sortie Jan. 6, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

NASA photograph by Emily Schaller Local

Navigating the next generation

Walter Klein travels all over the world as a navigator for NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory.

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Air Force faces fighter pilot shortage

The Air Force is in the midst of a pilot shortage. While most platforms are affected by the shortage, the fighter pilot community has been hit the hardest.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Local

Airman of the year takes to the sky for incentive flight

The cold weather and rain could not keep the smiles off the faces of Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno and her 412th Medical Group leadership as she prepared to jump into the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Jan. 12, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Salutes & Awards

Pirates take title at 4th Quarter Weapons Load Competition

The “Pirates” from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron are the winners of the 4th Quarter Weapons Load Competition held Jan. 3 and hosted by the 412th Maintenance Group, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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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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