Aerotech News and Review 2015 Rates

Primary Industry Locations:
Air Force Plant 42 (Palmdale): AF Plant 42 is a government owned, contractor operated manufacturing facility.

Edwards AFB: The 95th Air Base Wing is the host wing for Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. — the 2nd largest base in the Air Force. The wing oversees base day-to-day operations and provides support for over 10,000 military, federal civilian and contract personnel assigned to a 470 square mile installation. The Air Force Flight Test Center conducts research and flight test operations on all Air Force aircraft.

Dryden Flight Research Center: Conducts research and flight test operations for NASA’s aircraft and space vehicles.

AF Research Laboratory: Conducts research and test operations of Air Force and NASA propulsion systems.

Mojave Airport: Civilian flight test center. Multiple specialty aerospace manufacturing firms.

Palmdale: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems- Flight operations facility for Predator UAV.


  • Total: 19,011
  • Edwards AFB: 10,808
  • AF Plant 42: 7,324
  • Mojave Airport: 879


  • Total- $1.216 billion
  • Edwards AFB: $560 million
  • AF Plant 42: $622.8 million
  • Mojave Airport: $33.2 million

Contracts: Approx. $707.2 million

Total Economic Impact in CA: $1.923 billion Housing units: Edwards AFB, approximately 2,000

Major tenants: Edwards AFB: Air Force Flight Test Center, 412th Test Wing, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, AF Test Pilot School, NASA, Air Force Research Laboratory, Boeing, Northrop, Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems, JT3, EDO, Pratt & Whitney, Rockwell International, Symvionics, TYBRIN Corporation, General Electric Corporation.

AF Plant 42: Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems, Boeing Military Aircraft.

Mojave Airport: 40 companies including Scaled Composites, ASB Avionics, Flight Research, Inc., GE Wind, Masten Space, Orbital, Proto Flight, Trans Lunar Research, Space Launch, Rutan Aircraft, P&M Aircraft, HPE Flight Control Systems, Fiberset, BAE Systems, Flight Test Associates, Inc, Interorbital Systems, Microlaunchers, National Test Pilot School, Pacific Rocket Society, Scroggins Aviation, Telair, XCOR Aerospace, Firestar Engineering, TSC (The Spaceship Company).

Substantial interaction with other bases, services: Edwards AFB interacts with Wright Patterson AFB, OH

Major facilities on base: Edwards AFB has Base Exchange (BX) and Commissary.

Extended education facilities on base (Edwards AFB): Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Webster University, Cerro Coso Community College.

Zip codes within market area: 93523 93560 93524 93501 93534 93505 93535 93550 93536 93551 93552 93561 93543 93553


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Color Charges: (per insertion)

  • Spot Color: Please add $3.00 per column inch, per color
  • Process Color: Please add $9.00 per column inch

Pre-printed Flyer Insertion Rates:

  • Single Sheet (8.5x 11 inches) – $40 per thousand
  • 4-8 tabloid pages – $42 per thousand
  • 12-24 tabloid pages – $46 per thousand
  • 28+ tabloid pages – $52 per thousand

Max size is 10×13 inches. 2,000 minimum run, $85 min charge Shipping address: 456 E. Ave. K-4, Ste 8, Lancaster, CA 93535 All inserts must be received by Mon., 3pm, week of insertion.

Mechanical Requirements:

Page size: 6 columns x 13 inches – Image area 10.25″ x 13″ tall

1 column: 1.5625″  2 columns: 3.325″ 3 columns: 5.00″

4 columns: 6.75″ 5 columns: 8.50″ 6 columns: 10.25″

Electronic File Requirements:

Please submit files as a pdf, 300dpi as CMYK, no 4/c black


Published Every Friday, distributed into aerospace companies in the CA high desert including AF Plant 42, Edwards AFB, Mojave Airport, and surrounding communities. Available online at 15,000 copies weekly.

Advertising Deadline:

Tuesday noon for that Friday’s publication.


Online Advertising:

Web ad pricing is per client, per site, per week.
Web ads rotate among five clients.

  • Full Banner (468 x 60 pixels) – $50
  • Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels) – $75
  • Square (250 x 250 pixels) – $75
  • Half Banner (234 x 60 pixels) – $40
  • Medium Rectangle (300 x 250 pixels) – $65


Full Color Flyers

Attract new customers with full color flyers printed on bright white book stock paper. Use them as promotional pieces to be inserted in your local military base newspaper, as handouts, or inserted in any other publication. Aerotech News can design, print and deliver to you very affordably.

Example: 10,000 flyers, 8.5″ x 10.5″ printed in full color, both sides, including design and layout is only $595 (+tax) or 5.95 cents each, plus tax. Other quantities available, contact Brian for quote: (661) 945-5634, or printing AT


Business to Business Shared Mailings

In addition to your local military market, business owners in your area are prime prospects for your business! Now you can reach them affordably with Aerotech’s B2B Shared Mailings!

For as little as 10 cents each, Aerotech will include your pre-printed single sheet flyer (8.5x 11″) in our envelopes. In any mailing, there will be no competing business’ flyer included.

Aerotech will stuff, seal and mail the envelopes bulk mail (Standard). You save time and money since you won’t have to buy envelopes, do the tedious work of preparing the mailing, or purchase the mailing list or postage! For a fraction of the cost of doing it yourself, you can reach a new, qualified market!

Call Brian at (661) 945-5634 or printing AT today to include your flyer in the next available mailing.


All rates are net to publisher

Download a copy of the 2015 rates.