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D-Day marked turning point in World War II

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on June 6, 1944, of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed...

NFAC tests next-generation military helicopter

The U.S. Army is looking to improve its aviation technology and recently called upon the AEDC National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at Moffett Field in...

NASA awards Artemis contract for lunar gateway power, propulsion

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on May 23 the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL,...

GA-ASI, UKs MoD sign test, evaluation contract for Protector

General Atomics Aerial Systems Inc., has signed a Direct Commercial Sale contract with the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to complete the test and...

High Desert Hangar Stories: The N-9MB — Not an eagle in...

On April 22, we suffered a tremendous loss when Planes of Fame pilot David Vopat and the historic Northrop N-9MB were both lost in...

VX-9 resumes flight ops at NAWS China Lake following earthquakes

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine (VX-9) resumed normal flight operations July 10 on Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in Southern California. Naval...

2019 – The Year in Review

It was a year of anniversaries – the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings; the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and...

Virgin Galactic moving to New Mexico from Mojave

At a May 10 press conference at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,...

AEDC team members recall their time spent supporting NASA’s X-43A project

Several team members at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., held a brief reunion last month to share memories...

WWII ‘Screaming Eagle’ vet Ochsner of California City dies, 96

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif.--World War II veteran Henry L. Ochsner, who served with the 101st Airborne Division from the D-Day invasion at Normandy through the...