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Salutes & Awards

First quarter award winners are a ‘hit’

Posted June 6, 2014 by

Airmen and Air Force civilians alike were honored June 4 at the base theater for the 412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Ceremony.

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Events

2nd Quarter Fighter Weapons Load Competition final one for 412th MXG commander

Posted July 11, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 445th Aircraft Maintenance Unit team loads a GBU-38 to the F-16 Shadowís Station 7 during the second quarter Weapons Load Competition July 7. Each team must load an air intercept missile and a guided bomb onto their aircraft with speed and precision. Airmen from the 412th Maintenance Group…

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Local

Piute Ponds continues makeover

Posted August 8, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Piute Ponds has undergone a series of renovations over the last couple years and is now reaping the benefits of those years of construction.

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Air Force

C-17 treads into new territory

Posted September 12, 2014 by Jet Fabara

U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Since Dunlop Tire was selected as the supplier for the C-17 as the replacement tire, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards AFB has been putting the C-17’s new Dunlop tires through a collection of vibration, skid, stability, structural and wet-and-dry runway takeoff and landing performance…

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Local

Donated cameras inspire yearbook students

Posted October 10, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School yearbook instructor Emilia Henry was excited to bring 10 still cameras and eight video cameras to her classes Sept. 9.

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Edwards flight test community prepares for federal spectrum auction

Posted November 14, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force graphic As flight vehicles increase in complexity, so does their data requirements. This graphic of a typical aircraft displays the integrated sensors and avionics system with major components showing how each component has its own data requirements. This data is transmitted to a control room where it is received, processed and monitored. The…

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Local

Thunderbird lands in Lancaster

Posted January 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

With a wind turbine-adorned mountain backdrop, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird #8 touched down in the Antelope Valley Jan. 9.

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Local

Pave Hawk team gives test at Edwards a shot

Posted February 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

The Gun Harmonizing Range is one of the base's many unique test assets and landmarks that always causes flightline drivers to do a double-take due to its Aztec pyramid-looking shape.

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F-16, tankers, reach IOC

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing’s F-16 and Tanker Consolidation Team, at the culmination of a 13-month effort to merge the 416th and 445th Flight Test Squadrons along with the 418th and 412th Flight Test Squadron (Speckled Trout), posed for a group photo to celebrate the major milestone of reaching Initial…

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Flight tests conclude for shape changing aircraft flap

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph The modified Gulfstream III flight research aircraft with an adaptive compliant wing trailing edge is shown with 25 degrees of trailing edge deflection. A team of researchers from Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA and FlexSys, Inc., accomplished a long sought goal in aviation research April 22 with the last flight of the Adaptive…

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