Posts Tagged ‘featured’

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes

Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

Posted September 3, 2016 by Jay Levine

Some interns get coffee. Others might make copies. Not at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where a group of students successfully flew a prototype of an aircraft that could one day fly in the Martian atmosphere and send its findings back to Earth.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula

Harris praises workforce, gives insight on AFTC future

Posted November 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

People, mission, money and challenges set the tone for Maj. Gen. David Harris’ discussion at his latest commander’s call in the base theater Nov. 1.

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Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball
Salutes & Awards

Caramanno ready to begin ‘outstanding’ journey

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Last month, the Air Force announced that one Edwards Air Force Base’s own is one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016.

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay

F-22 Quick reaction test, modernization efforts lead to national recognition

Posted June 23, 2017 by Christopher Ball

When the 411th Flight Test Squadron’s F-22 Modernization Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was tasked with a short-notice, quick-turn test, the members never imagined it would help garner them national recognition.

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

First use of sUAS to inspect plane lessens load for maintainers

Posted March 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

When the 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force used a quadcopter to conduct a maintenance inspection of the exterior of a C-17 Globemaster III March 6, it marked the second time the CTF used a small unmanned aerial system in a new application that shows promise.

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