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  1. FAA awards Virgin Galactic operator license for SpaceShipTwoRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Aerotech News And Review

    MOJAVE, Calif.-The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation has awarded Virgin Galactic an operating license for SpaceShipTwo. The license award comes as the new vehicle, VSS Unity, begins to stretch its legs with the first tests conducted out of the hangar.

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  2. Compass Call receives an upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Aerotech News And Review

    A cockpit upgraded via an avionic viability is powered on for demonstration in an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 19, 2016. The upgrade revitalizes the cockpit with liquid crystal displays that consolidate vital flight information such as precision ground mapping.

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  3. Photograph by Linda KC ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    International students enrolled at the National Test Pilot School in Mojave, Calif., work on an aircraft as part of their curriculum. Chief Operations Officer James "JB" Brown said when pilots and engineers get their hands dirty on an aircraft they get a better understanding and a new appreciation for mechanics.

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  4. Air dominance and the critical role of fifth generation fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, engages with the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces during a hearing in Washington, D.C., July 13, 2016. Carlisle's testimony emphasized the importance of and necessity of assuring continued air superiority by modernizing the combat air force.

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  5. Students pursue flying with help from the Ninety-Nines.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Stephanie Luongo, an employee of the National Test Pilot School, and Erin Hambrick, an employee of Scaled Composites, are recipients of scholarships provided by the Ninety-Nines, a non-profit organization established in 1929 by 99 licensed woman pilots for the support and advancement of aviation. Both pilots will use their scholarships to advance their training and pilot skills and dreams.

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  6. Vector Space Systems completes successful test of second stage engineRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Vector Space Systems, a Micro Satellite space platform enterprise comprised of new-space industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas and Sea Launch, announced May 19 the successful test of its second stage engine, a major milestone in advance of the company's first sub-orbital test flight as Vector Space Systems this summer. The test, which took place in Mojave, Calif., May 14, featured the company's second stage high-performance engine for its launch vehicle.

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  7. Mojave Fly-in displays more than planesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Wasabi Test Pilot and founder of Mojave Experimental Fly-in, Elliot Seguin and Dick Rutan pose with trophy winners: Best Design went to Kevin Eldredge of Lycoming Engines; Andrew Findlay of One Moment Air Racing Team won for Experimenter of the Year; Best Test went to Rian Johnson of Vans Aircraft, Best Attempt to Tom Siegler and Best Build was presented to Joe Correggio. Guest speaker James Brown III and Scaled Composites Engineer Justin Gillen.

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  8. Civ-Mil welcomes new arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    The Edwards Civ-Mil group held its third annual meet and greet recently where new arrivals to Edwards Air Force Base and those attending the Mojave Test Pilot School got a chance to visit with 44 vendors and learn what the Antelope Valley has to offer. Originally, the event was organized to help the non-U.S. military families coming to work on the F-35 program from Europe, but this year the invitation was extended to all active duty military at Edwards AFB.

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  9. Mojave's leader says farewell a " not goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Farewell but not goodbye. Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, presents Stuart Witt, CEO of the Mojave Air and Space Port a Declaration for his accomplishments in promoting spaceflight.

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  10. NASA Armstrong director to address Outlook ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    David D. McBride, director of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, will present an update on aerospace research at the 44th annual Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference at the AV Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Feb. 26. Joining other speakers representing Edwards AFB and Mojave Air and Spaceport, McBride is expected to bring the day-long conferences latest information on NASA's key programs and projects. McBride oversees management, strategy, and operations at NASA Armstrong, one of 10 field centers of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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  11. Permission Granted at the Mojave Air & SpaceportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    About to hang up his CEO hat, Stuart O. Witt claims it was luck that landed him the position as CEO and manager of Mojave Air and Spaceport nearly 14 years ago. "I don't really like the word retirement, it sounds so - legal," says Witt, as he sits in his office that has a decor of an Alaskan cabin and overlooks the flight line and Tehachapi Mountains.

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  12. New Air & Spaceport CEO Drees to address Outlook ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    Karina Drees, who will assume duties as CEO and General Manager of Mojave Air & Space Port in January, will be among regional business and industry leaders to speak at the Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference Feb. 26, 2016. Drees, deputy general manager of MASP, has been named to succeed CEO Stu Witt upon his retirement at year end.

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  13. UK rescue squadrons to relocate to ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    An HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to Royal Air Force Lakenheath's 56th Rescue Squadron flies over Scotland during exercise Joint Warrior 15-1, April 22, 2015. The Air Force announced Nov. 6 that the 56th and 57th Rescue squadrons from RAF Lakenheath are relocating to Aviano Air Base, Italy, starting in fiscal year 2017.

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  14. Raytheon completes DARPA Persistent Close Air Support flight test phaseRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    Raytheon has successfully completed the flight test phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Persistent Close Air Support program. PCAS is a package of technologies designed to speed close air support to soldiers on the battlefield, enabling ground troops, Joint Terminal Attack Controllers and combat aircrews to share real-time situational awareness and weapons systems data.

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  15. 412th LRS aids stranded motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    MOJAVE, Calif.-The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent out four buses early Oct. 16 to assist the Kern County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol in transporting motorists who had been trapped in a mudslide on State Route 58 east of Tehachapi. Local authorities contacted Edwards AFB asking for assistance following the mudslide, which occurred during the Oct. 15 heavy rains that affected the Antelope Valley.

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