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  1. Twilight tours coming to Joe Davies Heritage AirparkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | Aerotech News And Review

    PALMDALE, Calif.-The City of Palmdale's Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42, located at 2001 Ave. P, will host twilight tours of the park beginning this May 17 Admission and parking is free. The Airpark will be open from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. with guided tours provided at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Picnic tables and barbecues will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  2. Introduction to Unity class held to encourage computer programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | Aerotech News And Review

    Scott Roberson and Marlene Escobedo hold an Introduction to Unity class at Highland High School in Palmdale, Calif. Escobedo started the program to encourage students to try something new, even if they don't feel qualified.

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  3. Vets seek volunteers for colors runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 2 | Aerotech News And Review

    Vets 4 Veterans, the Antelope Valley group that works to prevent veteran homelessness, is looking for a few - or a lot - of good community volunteers for its 5K "Color Blast Fun Run" coming up in June. This year's 5K run pursues the mission of preventing homelessness and assisting the college educations of Antelope Valley troops who have served in our nation's armed services.

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  4. Air shows give us a bit of gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    A visitor walks past one of the static displays at the Los Angeles County Air Show March 24-25 at Fox Field in Lancaster, Calif. LANCASTER, Calif.-I trudged from Los Angeles County Air Show headquarters building, a red brick bunker with big windows facing the airfield, and I marched into a wind chill dropping the temperature by a couple of dozen degrees.

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  5. NASA awards contract to build quieter supersonic aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works' X-plane design will cruise at 55,000 feet, Mach 1.4, and will generate a gentle, supersonic heartbeat instead of a sonic boom. NASA has taken another step toward re-introducing supersonic flight with the award April 3 of a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump.

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  6. LA County Air Show informationRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    Location, time The Los Angeles County Air Show is March 24-25, 2018, at William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif. Gates open at 9 a.m. with performances running from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day of the two-day show.

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  7. SOFIA return to flight delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, remains in Hamburg, Germany, to address a repair that was discovered during a routine inspection and repair cycle, known as a C-Check. After completion of the inspection and maintenance by technicians at Lufthansa Tecknik AG, a fuel leak was discovered where the outer engine on the left side attaches to the wing.

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  8. A different look at historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations. Many times I have been in classes and listened to an instructor share history, including his or her interpretation of those events, and the question many times would come up: "What were they thinking?" I think it happens from time to time that some teachers fail to tell the entire story of events and to put it into some form of context to the time period.

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  9. NASA flight tests Generation Orbit's hypersonic testbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    NASA's C-20A with Generation Orbit's hypersonic pod attached undergoes flight test overs skies of Armstrong Flight Research Center. NASA and Generation Orbit Launch Services Inc. in Atlanta have completed the GO1 Inert Test Article captive carry flight test program.

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  10. coffee4vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Dec. 5, at Coffee4vets at Crazy Otto's Restaurant on Avenue I in Lancaster, Christine Ward - veterans field deputy for Congress Rep. Steve Knight - announced procedures for veterans obtaining a Veterans ID card. The new card does not qualify veterans for VA health care benefits, but it can be used in lieu of DD Form 214 as ID for discounts and services offered to veterans.

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  11. Industry leaders and schools network to promote STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Getting cheeky: Jazmin Sanchez from Highland High School and Mera Burton from Aero Institute hand their cheek cells to Antelope Valley College student Sarah Schroeder during The Antelope Valley East Kern STEM Network 5th annual STEMposium "The Future of Innovation." The event helps school and industry leaders network to promote STEM education and learn what industries need from future employees.

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  12. High Desert Hangar Stories: Chaos in the Tehachapi MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Aviation Cadet Paul Day was looking at his instruments and straining to hear any communications over the sound of his radial engine, as he flew blind in the clouds all alone. What seemed like just another routine training flight had now become a struggle for life itself, as he and more than a dozen other young aviation cadets came face to face with the dangers of flying - not in combat, but facing the wrath of the one adversary that has plagued aviators for generations: the weather.

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  13. Palmdale hosts Veterans Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    A crowd of several hundred veterans and patriots turned out Nov. 11 for the Veterans Day ceremony at the AV Wall, at Marie Kerr Park in Palmdale. This year's celebration commemorated the 35 anniversary of the dedication of the original Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The crowd was welcomed by Mike Bertell, president and outpost leader of Point Man Antelope Valley.

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  14. News Briefs - " November 13, 2017Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    A Northrop Grumman contract to build top-secret B-21 stealth bombers has brought more than a thousand new employees to the Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles. The U.S. Air Force contract for 100 of the bat-winged aircraft is estimated to run about $80 billion.

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  15. Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Lillian StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    PALMDALE, Calif.-This year's presentation of the Antelope Valley Vietnam Memorial slated for Nov. 8-13 is themed to honor and celebrate the 35th anniversary of the original Vietnam War Memorial on the Mall in Washington, D.C. The original keynote speaker for the Veteran's Day ceremonies to be held at Marie Kerr Memorial Park was intended to be Robert "Bob" Evans, a retired Army captain who was a platoon leader with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. Bob was a popular choice because he was known, and loved, by many, mostly in the Vietnam War veterans' community in the Antelope Valley.

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  16. Gathering honors F-22 first, raises funds for museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Congressman Steve Knight and Chairwoman, Board of Directors for the Flight Test Historical Foundation, Lisa Gray, present Nicole Panossian the 2017 William J. "Pete" Knight Excellence in Aerospace Scholarship during the Gathering of Eagles event in Lancaster, Calif. Panossian is a junior in Mechanical Engineering at Cal State University, Long Beach Antelope Valley Engineering program and has always had an aptitude for math and science.

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  17. AV residents invited to escort AV Wall to Palmdale AmphitheaterRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Patriot Guard Riders and American Legion Riders will lead the escort of The Antelope Valley's Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from its storage facility to the Palmdale Amphitheater on Nov. 8. The group will gather at Life Storage, 380 West Palmdale Blvd. at 8 a.m. and the escort will depart at 8:30 a.m. The escort will travel west on Palmdale Blvd. to 10th Street West, north on 10th Street West to Rancho Vista Blvd, west on Rancho Vista Blvd. to the Palmdale Amphitheater at 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. "We invite everyone to show their support for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam War," said AV Wall Volunteer Coordinator Stacia Nemeth.

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  18. Nose art pays tribute to B-52's top secret pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Aviation artist Mike Machat recently completed nose art on the 419th Flight Test Squadron's B-52 #60-0036. About 50 years ago, the bomber was used in a top secret test program named Tagboard.

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  19. Skunk Worksa Project Hunter enables total battlespace awareness at remote Northern Edge ExerciseRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    PALMDALE, Calif.-In support of the U.S. Air Force's vision for seamless integration across its aircraft, ground and space systems, Lockheed Martin Skunk WorksA participated in the Northern Edge military exercise to show how open systems architecture enables unprecedented battlespace awareness to reduce the data-to-decision timeline for the war fighter. Reducing the data-to-decision timeline is important to the war fighter as the complexity of the battlespace continues to increase.

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  20. Northrop Grumman awarded $57.7 million for full-rate JCREW productionRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $57.7 million contract for full-rate production of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment One Build One Systems. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, includes options which if exercised would bring the total value to $505 million.

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