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X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

Posted December 7, 2018 by Jay Levine

The X-56A team has suppressed flutter, which is a potentially destructive oscillation, with a modern and a classical controller for the first time at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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U.K.’s Secretary of State for Defence visits countrymen at Edwards

Posted December 7, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The United Kingdom’s top military official received an up-close look at his country’s new fifth-generation fighter Dec. 2, 2018. Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) visited the U.K. component of the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team at Edwards AFB for a program brief on U.K. F-35 Lightning II testing.

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Innovative UAS solution for BAF RF measurement

Posted November 30, 2018 by John Grigaliunas

The Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., tests installed radio frequency systems. But testing in the BAF has some operational limitations: duration can be dominated by setup and calibration time; there are RF coverage limitations over the backbones of large aircraft; and dynamic antenna transmission restrictions.

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Canuck Chinook in BAF

Posted November 30, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-147F Chinook recently became another airframe to undergo electronic warfare testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Innovation: Global Hawk testers raise their hand

Posted November 28, 2018 by Carlie Mensen

At the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., commander’s call Nov. 1, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert stated that “Innovation is an Airmen, at any level, raising their hand to say, ‘I’ve got a better way to do business.’”

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