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Mission Update: Mojave has another record-breaking year, surges into 2020

Mojave Air & Space Port Mojave Air & Space Port CEO and General Manager, Karina Drees wrote an informative message in the organization’s January...

Mission Update: Northrop Grumman hard at work on newest bomber

Until recently, Northrop Grumman’s facility at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., was perhaps best known as being the site where the B-2...

CATIE/AFRL workshop to focus on collaboration

The California Aerospace Technologies Institute of Excellence (CATIE) will host its Inauguration of CATIE Industry and University Partnership Research Projects, March 5, 2020, at...

High Desert Hangar Stories: The case for preserving WWII-era nose art

Some time back, I met a graphic novel author at a local air show who wanted me to review his work and give an...

U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Collins Aerospace Complete U-2 SYERS-2C upgrades

PALMDALE, Calif.—The U.S. Air Force, Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies, and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® recently completed flight testing and deployment...

B-21 News: Will The Raider Be A Drone?

In 2015, a development contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman for the 21 century's first bomber. Since then, speculation has ranged far and wide as...

Plant 42 security forces now officially part of Team Edwards

Team Edwards welcomed its newest members during an activation ceremony for Detachment 1, 412th Security Forces Squadron at the 412th Test Wing Operation Location...

Virgin Galactic welcomes SpaceShipTwo Unity to Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic has successfully completed another vital step on its path to commercial service, relocating SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, to its commercial headquarters at Spaceport...

VCSAF Wilson Visits B-21 Manufacturing Facility in Palmdale

Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson visited the B-21 Raider manufacturing facility at Northrop Grumman in Palmdale, Calif., Feb....

High Desert Hangar Stories

Lancaster’s War Eagle Field: Home of Polaris Flight Academy and No. 2 B.F.T.S. When we talk aviation history here in the Antelope Valley, the term “Aerospace...