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Blake becomes new commandant at U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School

Col. Ryan Blake took the helm as the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207, July 10.

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NASA prepares to go public with quiet supersonic tech

Arriving 49,000 feet above the test site, higher than the airlines fly, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center test pilot Jim “Clue” Less shuts down his F/A-18’s afterburners moving just shy of Mach 1, the speed of sound, or about 630 mph at this altitude.

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Edwards’ 416th FLTS changes hands

Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander, handed the 416th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Scott Fann during a change of command ceremony June 1 in Hangar 1207 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Harris expresses gratitude, reflects at final commander’s call

Maj. Gen. David Harris took the stage at the base theater for his final Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., commander’s call as Air Force Test Center commander June 20, 2018.

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Agreement Allows Air Force to provide a boost to local school districts

Several school districts near Edwards Air Force Base in California are benefitting from computer donations courtesy of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing.


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November Family Advocacy classes

Posted  October 23, 2015

Parenting Class:  This class will explore effective ways to discipline your child. We will address a variety of issues including sibling rivalry, how to deal with tantrums and lying. If you are the parent of a 2- to 12-year old, this class is for you! The class is held at the Child Development Center. These…

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Airman Spotlight

Posted  October 23, 2015

Airman 1st Class Sarah Mehalic Aviation Resource Management apprentice 461st Flight Test Squadron (F-35 Integrated Test Force) Job description and its impact on the overall mission:   Aviation Resource Management Airmen coordinate flight operations resources, which include scheduling, standardization and evaluation, training, and aircrew flight records. They are gatekeepers who ensure aircrew are qualified, trained and medically cleared…

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Combined Federal Campaign underway at Edwards

Posted  October 23, 2015

This year's Combined Federal Campaign is going on now at Edwards AFB and will continue until Nov. 20.

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Feedback is essential to AF integrity

Posted  October 23, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany– I was going through some old files, and I found a few notes that were written to me by the comptroller of a major command on several different occasions. One letter conveyed his best wishes on my birthday. A second one thanked me and my unit for our hospitality during his…

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Emergency Management delivers Halloween treats to local victims

Posted  October 23, 2015

Each Halloween, children all over the United States dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating.

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