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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group.

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F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Arnold AFB hosts annual meeting of AFRL chief engineers

For the first time ever, Arnold AFB has hosted the Systems Engineering Program Management meeting, an annual gathering of Chief Engineers across the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Red Cross Dental Assistant Program returns to Edwards

Posted  March 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong Staff Sgt. Brittney Fields, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Dental Flight, works on a patient at the Edwards AFB, Calif., Dental Clinic. The American Red Cross, in conjunction with the 412th Medical Group Dental Flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently announced the next dental assistant training…

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Edwards dental staff delivers oral hygiene tips to base students

Posted  March 14, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Maj. Tonya Barry, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, shows a Branch Elementary School first grader how to brush teeth properly during a visit to the school March 1. February was National Children’s Dental Health Month. In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, eight dentists and assistants of the Edwards…

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Wing commander talks leadership at annual business conference

Posted  March 9, 2018

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 46th Annual Business Outlook Conference at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif., Mar. 2. This year’s theme, “Small Business, Big Results,” highlighted the plight of small businesses and how they and larger employers impact the Antelope Valley.

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

Posted  March 9, 2018

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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Desert High wrestling team wins big

Posted  March 9, 2018

Courtesy photograph The Desert High School wrestling team. The Desert High School [Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,] wrestling team just finished their season for the year. Eight of the team’s wrestlers competed at sectionals and qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation’s post season Feb. 16. The event was held at Sierra Pacific High School in Hanford,…

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