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Schultz talks about newest book

Posted June 21, 2012 by by Rebecca Amber

Aviation historian Barbara Schultz is the author of several aviation books. Her newest work, “Flying Carpets, Flying Wings: A Biography of Moye W. Stephens” was the topic of interest June 21 for Aerotech NewsRadio.

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Westside School receives Navy grant for first underwater robotics program in the AV

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LANCASTER, Calif. Underwater robotics will make its Antelope Valley debut this year at Joe Walker STEALTH Academy. With the help of a grant from the U.S. Navy, Joe Walkerís VEX Robotics class will begin the study of this innovative technology through SeaPerch. This program allows students and teachers to build a Remotely Operated Vehicle from…

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Jobs Daughter’s pave way for Super Sabre

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans home is preparing for a new resident -– an F-100 Super Sabre that is undergoing restoration.

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Community networking spotlight – Part 3

Posted June 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.–Tom Weil, Air Force veteran and city manager for California City, has been part of the Air Force Materiel Command Community Liaison Program for just over two years. Weil’s position as chief administrator of a city with 14,000 residents makes him an ideal candidate for Kern County’s community liaison slot in…

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AEDC engineers support airstart testing

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Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a Lockheed Martin test pilot. During an in-flight “airstart” the pilot secures…

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Civ-Mil Support Group elects officers, directors

Posted August 18, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

Business transacted at the Aug. 9 meeting of the Edwards Civ-Mil Support Group directors included annual elections, reports on the Edwards improvements projects, and a recap of the barbeque and the Aerospace Appreciation weekend at the JetHawks. The Airman’s Attic beautification project has been completed. Civ-Mil’s success in obtaining appliances to be donated to junior…

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California ANG battles raging wildfires

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The California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing is providing two specialized firefighting C-130J aircraft and crews to assist with wildfires raging across the state.

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Continuing Promise 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by PO1 Gary Johnson

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Serina Espinoza, a native of Palmdale. Calif., assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202, fits together components of a chain link fence at the Hattieville Government School in Belize City, Belize, during Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to…

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News Briefs June 8, 2015

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OSHA says violations by companies, Navy led to worker deaths A federal agency says workplace safety violations led to the deaths of two workers at Pearl Harbor last December. Hawaii News Now reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines for two companies for the deaths of two men when a 7-ton…

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Museum’s YF-117A stealth fighter is on the move

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The Air Force Flight Test Museum’s YF-117A Stealth Fighter tail number 783 is on the move. After a number of years of being displayed at the Museum’s Blackbird Park in Palmdale, Calif., it was moved to Edwards...

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