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Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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412th OG chasing options for test support with Alpha Jet

When a test aircraft takes to the sky, on many occasions it is accompanied by a chase airplane. The chase plane can provide safety support by giving visual feedback, serve as a flying target, and document the test sortie through photography and video taken by an additional crewmember.

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Air Force announces retirement of Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Air Force officials announced July 26 that Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will retire in September.

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Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Fueled only by the sun’s rays, 26 custom-built cars made their way across the United States on a trek that ended at the Antelope Valley Mall in Palmdale, Calif., July 23, 2018, for the finale of this year’s Solar Car Challenge.

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Teichert takes command of 412th Test Wing

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer passed the 412th Test Wing flag of leadership to Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 18, 2018.


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News Briefs – October 16, 2015

Posted  October 16, 2015

Disability awareness luncheon The 412th Test Wing and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center invites everyone to attend the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Luncheon Oct. 28 at Club Muroc. The lunch begins at 11 a.m. Dress is uniform of the day for military and business casual for civilians. Guest speakers will be Andrew Skinner, founder…

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Balance is key

Posted  October 16, 2015

Whether we’re talking about our life, family or career, it boils down to balance. Having a healthy balance is the only way that we can sustain effectiveness. I can recall times as a young officer when working 14 hours a day was common. There are times when the mission will drive us to work extended…

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October is cybersecurity awareness month

Posted  October 16, 2015

President Obama has designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Team Edwards show career paths to local students at Salute to Youth

Posted  October 16, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Test Engineering Group Instrumentation Division wowed students with their F-16 simulator at the 2015 Salute to Youth Event. LANCASTER, Calif.–The 24th Annual Salute to Youth, “The Career Connection,” was held Oct. 13 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The event gives 8- and 9th-grade students in the Antelope Valley…

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AFMC wingmen continue to take action

Posted  October 16, 2015

Air Force Materiel Command’s culture of respect and resiliency is still going strong, and Airmen across the command continue to prove their dedication to that culture through their actions as wingmen. “In AFMC, and across the Air Force, we accomplish our mission as a dedicated team committed to our core values and to each other,”…

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