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Aerotech News and Review – July 22, 2022

Digital and Print Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley (“Aerospace Valley”) and Edwards AFB, CA. An AerotechNews.com Publication.

Welcome to the July 22, 2022, issue of Aerotech News and Review. Our cover story is how A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., were at Edwards to conduct Ace training.

Also in this issue, we highlight the reactivation of the 445th Test Squadron at Edwards AFB, the visit of the new AFMC commander to Edwards, and news about NASA Armstrong’s involvement in the Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign. And in High Desert Hangar Stories, Bob Alvis shares the story of the Fisher P-75 Eagle, a General Motors aircraft that was built using wings from a P-40, the tail section from a Douglas SBD dive bomber, and the landing gear from an F4U Corsair.

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Other highlights include:

  • The Air Force completes another successful hypersonic test; and
  • Virgin Orbit is planning future launches from Cornwall in the United Kingdom.

And of course, our highlights from On This Date when we remember Pete Everest becoming the ‘Fastest Man Alive,’ Chuck Yeager becomes commandant of the Test Pilot School, the Scaled Composites Proteus made its first flight, the YF-15 made its first flight, the Martin Marietta X-24A Lifting Body made its first flight, and the SR-71 set two world records.

Hard copies will be available at our usual delivery points throughout the Antelope Valley, including Edwards AFB, beginning July 22. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or visit our website, www.aerotechnews.com, for much more aerospace and defense industry news, and “Like” our Facebook page to receive daily news updates.

 

As always, THANK YOU for your support – it’s our privilege to serve you! Be safe, and be well.

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