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Salutes & Awards

TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

Posted December 12, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7, 2018.

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STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

Posted December 10, 2018 by Michelle Thomas

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, Dec.7, 2018.

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Airmen battle enemy, elements in latest readiness exercise

Posted December 10, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

On a cold, dark and dreary day, 80 Airmen put on their mission oriented protected posture suits, grabbed their weapons and went to war. Sporadic machine gun fire and loud bangs could be heard from outside the FOB.

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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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