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Chief Air Force scientist visits TPS

Posted April 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Dr. Mica Endsley (left) prepares for a flight in the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School’s one-of-a-kind NF-16D Variable Stability In-Flight Simulator Test Aircraft (VISTA) to expose her to a flight test mission environment. TPS instructor Bill Gray piloted the NF-16D. Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air…

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Northrop Grumman hosts civic day event to celebrate 50 years in Woodland Hills

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WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman hosted government and business leaders at an event last week to mark the 50th anniversary of the company’s Woodland Hills, Calif., facility. Liz Iversen, sector vice president and general…

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Edwards test team extends KC-135 capabilities

Posted April 26, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Known as "The Mighty War Wagon" of the United States Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker has proven to be the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force for more than 50 years.

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USS Bonhomme Richard: Sailors repairing equipment

Posted May 1, 2015 by PO3 Cameron McCulloch

  SASEBO, Japan–Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jaden Orlino, from Canyon Country, Calif., troubleshoots the crew mess refrigerator on the mess decks of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group.

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Civ-Mil advocates for Edwards AFB

Posted May 17, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

With the Defense budget shrinking and the Air Force reacting by mission realignments, the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group is increasing its advocacy work. Civ-Mil is cooperating with the AV Board of Trade in its efforts to present the Edwards asset story to influential Federal and California civic leaders. The Civ-Mil directors affirmed these actions…

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AVC Panelists to provide insights into latest aerospace developments

Posted September 24, 2012 by Steve Standerfer

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Giving back

Posted August 8, 2014 by Linda KC Reynolds

Friends came to congratulate F-16 Test Pilot Col. Todd Ericson on his retirement from the U.S. Air Force and his new adventure as a Virgin Galactic pilot, but in lieu of gifts for Todd and his wife Mary Beth, the Ericson family asked that friends donate household items and toys for Airman’s Attic, a free shop for airmen stationed at Edwards Air Force Base.

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AERO Institute partners with AIAA to offer specialty courses for aerospace engineers

Posted January 16, 2013 by

The AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif., in partnership with The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, is offering two new classes geared for engineers and aerospace professionals at the AERO Institute, 38256 Sierra Highway, Suite A in Palmdale. The classes are entitled “Optimal State Estimation” and “Mathematical Introduction to Integrated Navigations Systems with Applications” and…

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Antelope Valley Ninety-Nines celebrate 25th Anniversary

Posted April 15, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Pilots Joanne Mc Carty and J.J. Shapiro (center) pose with card counters Phil Moores, Noelle Palmer, Erin Hambrick and Yuchuek Hsia during the annual Ninety-Nines Poker Run at William J. Fox Airfield. Shapiro won the highest hand of the day. She earned her license while battling cancer and has only…

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Mojave Revitalization Plan kicking off

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The community of Mojave, Calif., is setting itself on the path to revitalize itself. Making Mojave a more desirable place to live is the goal. The long sleepy community is home to the Mojave Air and Space Port. That asset is known worldwide as a hub of innovative aerospace and commercial space flight breakthroughs. It…

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