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AV’s own Vietnam Memorial marks decade of service

On a bruisingly cold, windy night in November, when temperatures drop quickly in the desert and breezes can be 15-20 mph, about 200 of the Antelope Valley’s hardiest...

Gathering of Eagles 2019

A large crowd of flight test professionals, aerospace aficionados and Northrop Grumman employees past and present, gathered at the AV Fairgrounds Oct. 19 for...

High Desert Hangar Stories: Air Show Tow? Dick Jewell and His...

For those of you who have enjoyed the Los Angeles County Air Show in recent years, one aspect of that show that you never...

MCAS Miramar hosts annual air show

The annual MCAS Miramar air show had a special surprise this year, when the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force aerobatic team the Red Arrows...

God is his copilot

Former AFFTC Tech Support Chief Alfred Miller to host book signing in Palmdale Aerospace and aviation “fan-atics” are invited to meet and greet local author...

Stratolaunch under new ownership

In a company statement issued Oct. 11, Stratolaunch announced it has “transitioned ownership and is continuing regular operations.” At the same time, Scaled Composites issued...

NASA’s supersonic X-59 QueSST coming together at famed factory

In the high desert of California, where some of the most important aircraft in aviation history have been built and flown, the next airplane...

Boeing invests in human spaceflight pioneer Virgin Galactic

Boeing is investing $20 million in Virgin Galactic, a vertically integrated human spaceflight company. The companies will work together to broaden commercial space access and...

420th Flight Test Squadron reactivated to support B-21 Raider testing at...

The 420th Flight Test Squadron was reactivated following an assumption of command ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 4, 2019. The squadron will...

High Desert Hangar Stories The first Edwards Air Show: Muroc’s Great...

All the “air show buzz” about next year’s two local air shows, coupled with my trip this week up to Sacramento’s Mather Field to...