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Air Force

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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Edwards parachute testers jump at chance to test

Posted April 20, 2012 by by Jet Fabara

In an environment where flight test is synonymous with the words Edwards Air Force Base, aircraft aren’t the only components being tested on a continued basis. Thanks to a team under the 418th Flight Test Squadron, the Parachute Test Team at Edwards continues to provide peace of mind…

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Houses on Edwards to get new appliances

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Jeanette J. White

More than 200 homes in the Mountain View and east end of Joshua Acres Housing Areas will soon receive new energy-efficient appliances thanks to funding received from Air Force Materiel Command...

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Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards honors second quarter award winners

Posted August 24, 2012 by

The 412th Test Wing announced its second quarter award winners in a gathering at the Base Theater Aug. 14....

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Team Edwards celebrates ’65 years of transformation’

Posted September 28, 2012 by 412th TW Public Affairs

Team Edwards members gathered together at Club Muroc Sept. 21 to celebrate “65 Years of Transformation” with their very own Air Force Ball. Guests were treated to drinks, food and dancing in celebration of the U.S. Air Force’s birthday. Videos and graphical illustrations made by 412th Public Affairs showed the history of flight test here…

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Spontaneous car show pops up at West Gate

Posted October 26, 2012 by 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

Those who drove by Century Circle Oct. 18 might have seen more than just the legendary planes on display outside the West Gate. They may have seen some automobiles parked in front that date back even before some of those jets. The old Ford Model A’s parked in a row belonged to the Paradise Valley…

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Lancaster Veterans Day Parade honors those who served

Posted November 9, 2012 by

Photograph courtesy of Ray Santana Fifty Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base marched in the Lancaster Veterans Day Parade Nov. 3. The city celebrated this year’s Veterans Day a week before the National Veterans Day commemoration.

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Salutes & Awards

TPS graduates 24 new test pilots, engineers

Posted December 7, 2012 by

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School here graduated 24 new test pilots and engineers Dec. 7. The fundamental key to success in aerospace flight test and evaluation is the individual member of the flight test team: the flight test pilot, of course, but nowadays the trained flight test engineer and navigator as well….

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes
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Muroc Joint Unified School District receives $1.1 million federal grant

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The Department of Defense announced a $1,125,480 grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, North Edwards, Calif., to expand and renovate Branch Elementary School on base.

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NASA begins flight research campaign using alternate jet fuel

Posted March 8, 2013 by

NASA photograph by Eddie Winstead Puffy white exhaust contrails stream from the engines of NASA’s DC-8 flying laboratory in this photo taken from an HU-25 Falcon flying in trail about 30 feet behind the DC-8. Instruments on the Falcon were measuring the chemical contents of the exhaust contrails at varying distances from the DC-8, which…

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