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461st FLTS lands two more F-35s for test

The 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received two additional F-35As to support continued developmental testing March 7.

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LACAS, Team Edwards combine forces to bring world-class air shows to Aerospace Valley

With a slap on the table and an emphatic “This is happening!” Brig. Gen. E. John “Dragon” Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, made official the partnership between Edwards Air Force Base and the Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. board of directors, which will bring a major STEM Expo to the Antelope Valley Fair in…

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SECAF announces resignation

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

Salutes & Awards

AFMC honors top Airmen

The Annual Excellence Awards Banquet March 6, 2019, honored Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2018.

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts first autonomous flight test

The 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force conducted its first autonomy flight test Feb. 26-28, 2019, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


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Dream Chaser undergoes captive carry test at Edwards

Posted  September 1, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Dream Chaser Captive carry test Aug. 30 at Edwards AFB, Calif. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser underwent a captive carry test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., Aug. 30. The test was part of the spacecraft’s Phase Two flight test efforts to advance the orbiter closer to…

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Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted  August 30, 2017

Air Force photograph A desert tortoise sits on Mercury Boulevard at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The desert tortoise is one of the many animals found at Edwards Air Force Base in California’s High Desert. Listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973, desert tortoises are protected from unwarranted harassment or injury….

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted  August 30, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question. Emergency Management is taking part in National Preparedness Month events throughout September. Throughout September, the Office of…

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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted  August 25, 2017

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted  August 25, 2017

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable.

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