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NASA ‘salutes’ Team Edwards

Posted March 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center opened its doors to Team Edwards March 2 duringĀ its first ever SALUTE event.

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TPS students analyze C-12 Huron rudder forces

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

Karl Major, a civilian test pilot at the United States Air Force Test Pilot School, has been studying and flying the C-12 Huron for years. Over the years, he noticed an interesting phenomenon with the aircraft while experiencing sideslip.

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Chief Thomaston bids farewell to Edwards

Posted May 25, 2012 by by 95th ABW Public Affairs

Chief Master Sgt. Bill Thomaston, 95th Air Base Wing command chief, is moving on. Thomaston is headed to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., where he will serve as the 55th Fighter Wing command chief.

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F-35 undergoes pit testing

Posted July 6, 2012 by Tom Reynolds

Lockheed Martin Tom Reynolds F-35 tail number AF-1 underwent stores static ejection testing at the F-22 Combined Test Force for the past three weeks. The aircraft is carefully positioned over a pit filled with foam...

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AFMC vice commander visits Edwards

Posted August 24, 2012 by by 412th TW Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, Air Force Materiel Command vice commander, paid a command visit to Edwards for briefings....

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Health & Safety

Flu shots to be available for civilians as well as military

Posted September 21, 2012 by

For the second year in a row, Air Force Materiel Command will make the influenza (flu) vaccine available to its civilian workforce. This is in addition to the flu vaccine for military and TRICARE beneficiaries. There is a limited quantity of the flu vaccine purchased for the AFMC Civilian Workforce Flu Immunization Program. The vaccine…

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Team Edwards gathers with ‘Eagles’ to inspire future generations

Posted October 19, 2012 by Laura Mowry

Photograph by Bill Simone, Flight Test Historical Foundation 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer and Col. Amy V. Arwood, 412th TW director of staff attend the Flight Test Historical Foundation’s annual Gathering of Eagles Saturday, Oct. 13 to raise funds and awareness for the Air Force Flight Test Museum’s anticipated move to…

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Salutes & Awards

Seven members of Team Edwards honored by President Obama

Posted November 9, 2012 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph Members of the all-volunteer Kern County Sheriff’s Department Desert Search and Rescue Team pose for a picture Oct. 30 in Bakersfield, Calif. The team received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2011. The team amassed more than 9,500 hours of volunteer service during 2011. Seven Team Edwards members are part of the team….

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Resiliency, a way of life for World War II aviators like Zamperini

Posted December 7, 2012 by Dr. Joseph Mason & Laura Mowry

There was nothing easy about life for those in the Pacific Theater during World War II, especially for B-24 Liberator crew members like Capt. Louis Zamperini. It was risky, the quality of life was minimal at best, and crew members knew if something went wrong, there was a good chance they would never make it…

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418th FLTS prepares to test India’s first C-17 at Edwards

Posted January 25, 2013 by Jet Fabara

With Boeing's completion of the Indian Air Force's first C-17 heavy-lift aircraft in early January 2013, the 418th Flight Test Squadron became the first squadron to fly India's newest acquisition in order to begin testing it at Edwards.

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