Honorary Commanders tour Test Pilot School

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A group of Edwards Honorary Commanders get a look at a U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Calspan VISTA F-16 aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 19, 2019. The VISTA serves as an in-flight simulator for Test Pilot School personnel. (Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem)

Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders participated in a tour of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, July 19, 2019.

The Honorary Commander program is a two-year appointment that partners base commanders with local civic, educational and business leaders to enhance and promote a mutual relationship between the base and the local community.

As part of the tour, the Honorary Commanders received a 412th Test Wing mission brief from Col. Kirk Reagan, 412th TW vice commander, and a TPS mission brief and tour from Col. Ryan Blake, USAF TPS commandant.
 

Col. Ryan Blake, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Commandant, provides a mission brief to the current group of Honorary Commanders at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 19, 2019. The Honorary Commander program is a two-year appointment that partners base commanders with local civic, educational and business leaders to enhance and promote a mutual relationship between the base and the local community. (Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem)