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461st FLTS tests U.K. weapons for F-35B

The 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently conducted weapon delivery accuracy tests with two United Kingdom weapons.

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Daughter visits crash site 59 years after father’s death

On Jan. 28, 1958, 33-year-old test pilot Tom Kilgariff was killed when his Douglas A-3D Skywarrior caught fire, broke apart and crashed in a field just west of Barstow, Calif.

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Ogden ALC completes F-35 milestone

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Ogden, Utah, accomplished another "first" in support of the F-35 Lightning II program.

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Exploring the unseen with augmented reality

What if you could see virtual antenna polar patterns superimposed on aircraft or the effects of electromagnetic interference?

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First use of sUAS to inspect plane lessens load for maintainers

When the 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force used a quadcopter to conduct a maintenance inspection of the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III March 6, it marked the second time the CTF used a small unmanned aerial system in a new application that shows promise.


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Technology

Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

Posted  September 3, 2016

Some interns get coffee. Others might make copies. Not at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where a group of students successfully flew a prototype of an aircraft that could one day fly in the Martian atmosphere and send its findings back to Earth.

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Air Force

KC-135 Stratotanker turns 60

Posted  September 3, 2016

Units around the Air Force wished happy birthday to an old friend Aug. 31.

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards sergeant honored at annual AFSA convention

Posted  September 3, 2016

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 photograph Tech. Sgt. Michael Burd (left), 412th Mission Support Group, poses for a photo with Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force chief of staff, at the Air Force Sergeants Association Senior Leadership Meet and Greet Session during the AFSA Professional Airmen’s Conference and International Convention Aug. 24, 2016, in…

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Local

Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted  September 3, 2016

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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Local

NASA test flights examine effect of atmospheric turbulence on sonic booms

Posted  August 31, 2016

NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere.

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