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Artificial intelligence proves beneficial for ISR data interpretation

Posted April 20, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

The 526th Intelligence Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., recently hosted an Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking seminar at AFWERX Vegas. Event Guest Speaker Chief Master Sgt. Ian, introduced the fundamentals of design thinking, artificial intelligence and cutting-edge computer technology.

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High Flight Hour Program extends legacy Hornet life

Posted October 25, 2017 by

Navy photograph Aircraft mechanic Athene Deguzman disassembles the leading edge flap from a legacy F/A-18 Hornet C model. The aircraft is undergoing Planned Maintenance Interval-Two in conjunction with the F/A-18 High Flight Hour program. The F/A-18 Hornet fighter has served as one of the Navy’s most formidable weapons for over 25 years. Originally manufactured by…

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Top 5 reasons to download upgraded Aviation Nation phone app

Posted October 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

The Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aviation Nation Air & Space Expo is scheduled for Nov. 11 and 12, and the base is prepared to host more than 400,000 guests over the two days.  The question is whether you are prepared. Improve your chances of enjoying the Expo by downloading the 2017 version of the…

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Tech Report: Flight simulators

Posted June 16, 2017 by

Flight simulators help keep future pilots safe by giving them a realistic flying experience before getting into the cockpit of a real aircraft.

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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

Posted February 22, 2017 by Holly Jordan

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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Aviation Nation app innovates interactive air show

Posted November 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Nellis Air Force Base presented the Southern Nevada community with the “75 Years of Airpower” Aviation Nation air show and open house, Nov. 12 and 13.

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Arnold test teams prep F-35 for first external weapons release

Posted December 4, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz Arnold

Testing in the aerodynamic wind tunnels at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex helped prepare the Navy variant of the F-35 Lightning II for its first external weapons release, officials said.

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