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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

Posted July 16, 2016 by

As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.

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ALS: Rediscovering the profession of arms

Posted October 9, 2015 by Senior Airman Katrina M. Brisbin

When thinking about Airman Leadership School, what thoughts come to mind?

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Dutch defence minister visits countrymen at Edwards

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Netherlands Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert visited members of the Royal Netherlands Air Force stationed at Edwards Air Force Base Nov. 24, 2015.

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KC-46 tanker successfully refuels F/A-18

Posted February 19, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A U.S. Air Force and Boeing aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 fighter jet in flight Feb. 10. The air refueling was the program's first using the KC-46's hose and drogue system. It took place in the skies over Washington State.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

Posted May 20, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.

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