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‘Workhorse’ becomes first F-35 to achieve 1,000 flight hours

Posted June 20, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

Lockheed Martin photograph by Tom Reynolds Paul Hattendorf, Lockheed Martin test pilot, flies AF-2 over Edwards during an Airframe Loads Envelope Expansion mission June 11. On this test mission, AF-2 reached 1,000 flying hours becoming the first F-35 to do so. AF-2, the second production F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Air Force, became the…

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TPS celebrates 70 years with commemorative painting

Posted June 20, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School will reach its 70th anniversary this August, but the celebration has already begun.

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Salutes & Awards

Test Pilot School grads to embark on new horizons

Posted June 20, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 13B stood proudly in the base theater June 13 as Col. Lars Hoffman, USAF TPS commandant, announced the graduates of the prestigious school.

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In the ‘Baron’ desert

Posted June 20, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Travis Sutphen, Edwards Aero Club certified flight instructor, steps to the Aero Club’s newest acquisition, a T-42A Baron, tail number N7073X, June 17. The T-42A was picked up from Albuquerque, N.M., June 13. The T-42A is a military version of the Baron 95-B55 for use by the United States…

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NASA Aeronautics makes strides to bring back supersonic passenger travel

Posted June 20, 2014 by

NASA photograph by Jim Ross NASA F/A-18 mission support aircraft were used to create low-intensity sonic booms during a resaerch project at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The Waveforms and Sonic boom Perception and Response, or WSPR, project gathered data from a select group of more than 100 volunteer Edwards Air…

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Fittingly, K-9 unit kicks off ‘Paws to Read,’ summer reading program

Posted June 20, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Children of all ages gathered at the Base Library June 13 for the kickoff of this year's annual Department of Defense-sponsored Summer Reading Program.

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Commentary

Drunk driving: What does it take?

Posted June 13, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Steve Stanley

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty Chevalier A car sits in the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons parking lot to represent a drunk driving accident at July 15, 2013, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – What will it take? What sort of cost? A monetary or personal…

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NASA begins testing of new spectrograph on agency’s airborne observatory

Posted June 13, 2014 by

Astronomers are eagerly waiting to begin use of a new instrument to study celestial objects: a high-resolution, mid-infrared spectrograph mounted on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, the world's largest flying telescope.

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New bulk fuel storage construction underway

Posted June 13, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The site for the new bulk fuel storage facility near the flightline is undergoing construction and slated to be fully operational early 2016. Construction for the new bulk fuel storage facility is underway and slated to be fully operational early 2016. The new facility will replace the existing facility…

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Tops in Blue dazzles Edwards crowd

Posted June 13, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

For two hours, Edwards AFB's base theater was transformed into a rockin' arena as Tops in Blue performed for hundreds of music fans June 8.

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