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Former Air Force test pilot passes

Air Force photographCol. Joseph F. Cotton stands in front of the XB-70 #1 aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Aviation legend, Retired U.S....

Lightning strikes first

Air Force photograph by Kyle LarsonLeft to right: Staff Sgt. Bobby Ambrose, Senior Airman Elijah Robinson and Staff Sgt. Jason Bucholtz prepare to...

High Desert Hangar Stories: The Major’s hat

Edwards Air Force Base is home to the 412th Test Wing, which has a full schedule of flight tests and evaluations taking place around...

California rejects border duties for troops

California has rejected terms of the federal government's initial plans for sending National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too...

416th FLTS testers meet with Auto GCAS survivor

Air Force photograph by Kenji ThuloweitLeft to right: Lt. Col. Chris Keithley, 416th Flight Test Squadron commander, thanks F-16 pilot trainee Ocho and...

Plane Crazy Saturday and SpaceShipOne

Plane Crazy Saturday at the Mojave Air & Space Port is scheduled to run 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 18. This month’s special presentation features Dan...

Three Virgin Galactic crew presented with Commercial Astronaut Wings

Courtesy photographChief Pilot, Dave Mackay, Lead Pilot trainer, Mike ‘Sooch’ Masucci and Chief Astronaut Instructor, Beth Moses, presented their astronaut wings by FAA’S...

NASA to test in-flight folding spanwise adaptive wing to enhance aircraft...

NASA photograph NASA is developing and validating a system that will allow part of an aircraft’s wing to fold in flight to increase efficiency through...

NASA mobilizes to aid California fires response

https://youtu.be/wYw3ceXrCNg For the past two weeks NASA scientists and satellite data analysts have been working every day producing maps and damage assessments that can be...

In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California's Mojave Desert, bringing to...