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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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Edwards hosts Color Run

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Sexual Assault Awareness, Alcohol and Drug Awareness, and Child Abuse Awareness Color Splash 5K Fun Walk/Run was April 6. The run was an example of activities in which Family Advocacy brings awareness to the issue of Child Abuse and Neglect during Child Abuse Awareness Month. Everyone from Team Edwards can play a part in…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  April 8, 2016

April 11-15 Monday Beef and broccoli White rice Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Rice pilaf and vegetables Vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Mary’s Place Menu (Bldg. 1600)

Posted  April 8, 2016

April 11-15 All Specials $7.89, drink not included Lunch Specials 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Chicken enchiladas Spanish rice and refried beans Tuesday Pork rib tips Baked beans and potato salad Wednesday Teriyaki chicken Fried rice and eggroll Thursday Spaghetti with meat sauce Side salad and garlic bread Friday Baked cod or fried catfish…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted  April 8, 2016

Air Force photograph April 4, 2003: The CV-22 Osprey test team reached a milestone when the tilt-rotor aircraft successfully completed a terrain-following radar exercise. The event took place during the multi-mode radar test plan segment of its test plan.

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Double Dutch over Edwards

Posted  April 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Chris Okula A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 from RNLAF 334 Squadron connects with a RNLAF F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over Edwards Air Force Base March 31. The tanker and fifth-generation fighter took to the skies over Edwards and California to certify the KDC-10’s ability to conduct aerial refueling with the…

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