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Japanese aircraft of World War II

Posted December 3, 2014 by

The Planes of Fame Air Museumís monthly Living History event for December is 10 a.m.-noon, Dec. 6. Doors open at 9 a.m. The topic this month is Japanese Aircraft of World War II and will feature a Japanese Imperial Navy Aichi D3A “Val” replica and the Yokosuka Suiseu D4Y3 (Judy) Model 43. Dan King, author…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Executive Sweet takes flight during open house

Posted November 14, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Nellis hosted an open house Nov. 8 and 9, which celebrated the 21st century Air Force and it's accomplishments in air, space and cyberspace. During this celebration, several military aerial demonstration teams, including the American Aeronautical Foundation with their B-25J Mitchell, participated.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Sanjay Allen
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Nellis Open House celebrates airpower

Posted November 14, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Sanjay Allen

More than 176,000 people attended the Nellis Open House and practice show Nov. 7, 8 and 9 to celebrate the 21st century Air Force and its accomplishments in air, space and cyberspace.

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Museum moving one brick at a time.

Posted November 5, 2014 by

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Everyone can become a part of the legendary history of Edwards Air Force Base by purchasing a personalized $100 brick from the Air Force Flight Test Historical Foundation. The money raised is to help relocate the museum outside of the West Gate on Rosamond Blvd., so once again the general…

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50 years of aerostructures research, technology highlighted

Posted November 5, 2014 by

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich NASA Armstrong Flight Loads Laboratory chief test engineer Larry Hudson (at left) displays the hot structures loads testing of the carbon-silicon-carbide ruddervator conducted in the lab to Aerostructures Branch Chief Randy Thompson and to Don Lange and Chuck Harris of the Air Force Test Center. Hot structures loads testing was…

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Reunions – November 2014

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Attack Sqdn VA-163 “Saints” Nov. 5-8 Pensacola, Fla. For more information, contact Gordon Hunter at (770) 475-0713 or email gordonhunter60@gmail.com.   47th BWA Nov. 5-9 Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Dates: For more information, contact Bill Day at (850) 862-5997 or email wday7692@cox.net.   MCB 5 Vietnam Vets Nov. 5-11 Branson, Iowa For more information, contact…

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AV Wall: The Mobile Vietnam Veterans Wall for the Antelope Valley

Posted November 5, 2014 by

The AV Wall will be on display through Nov. 11 at the Palmdale Amphitheater. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 6 p.m., Nov. 7, and Taps will be played nightly at 10 p.m., although there is free, 24-hour public access to The Wall. Nov. 8 there will be a candlelight memorial walk honoring the AV…

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Events – November 2014

Posted November 5, 2014 by

Nov. 7 – Lecture: Asteroid Redirect Mission – Rearranging the Solar System, Pasadena, Calif.   Nov. 8 – Educator Workshop: Lunar and Meteorite Sample Certification, Pasadena, Calif.   Nov. 8 – Lecture: Why Are Asteroids So Interesting? Tucson, Ariz.   Nov. 9 – Second International Workshop on Scientific Opportunities in Cislunar Space, Houston, Texas  …

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F-35 performs at MCAS Miramar Airshow

Posted October 15, 2014 by John Battey

The F-35 made its first appearance at an air show in California as the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II performed a demo of its STOVL capabilities and was on static display during the 2014 Miramar Air Show.

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Wreaths Across America again coming to Lancaster

Posted October 15, 2014 by

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds With help from Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery and the local community our goal is to provide 800 wreaths to adorn every veteran’s grave and every Gold Star mother and father’s grave at Lancaster Cemetery. The Lancaster Cemetery District Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery have…

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