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Technology

Edwards testers get feel for new experimental light attack aircraft

Posted September 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 416th Flight Test Squadron recently sent three test pilots and two flight test engineers to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico to participate in the Air Force’s Light Attack Experiment.

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Local

Desert tortoises: One of Edwards AFB’s natural residents

Posted August 30, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

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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Salutes & Awards

Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

Posted August 25, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

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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Local

F-35 developmental testers surge toward IOC

Posted August 21, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is famous for aviation firsts, but the F-35 Developmental Test team recently achieved the opposite, an aviation last.

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Small UAS helps fire fighters during exercise

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force to use small unmanned aircraft systems to increase their emergency response capabilities during two aircraft crash exercises held July 31 and Aug. 3, 2017. 

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