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  1. AFMC Supporting Analysis Of T-6 Unexplained Physiological EventsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Aero-News Network

    ... Davis to lead it. As part of the Air Force's root cause investigatory actions, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base will characterize the T-6 aircrew breathing system through all phases of flight. Testing will start in early April and ...

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  2. Nevada company building Space Shuttle replacement in Colorado starting next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Gazette

    ... November in which the version displayed at the symposium was lifted to an altitude of 13,000 feet at Edwards Air Force Base in California by a helicopter and dropped so it could autonomously land to test its aerodynamic and integrated system ...

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  3. NASA announces QSF series to validate community response techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Aerotech News And Review

    ... methods. The Waveforms and Sonic boom Perception and Response project, or WSPR, took place in 2011 at Edwards Air Force Base in California, where sonic booms are relatively common. In that research project, 100 volunteer residents of Edwards used a ...

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  4. April 18, On this Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Flight Journal

    The next day the Discovery was placed on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center of the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. 1958: At Edwards Air Force Base, California, test pilot Lieutenant Commander George Clinton Watkins, United States Navy, set a FA dA ration AA ronautique Internationale World Altitude Record of 23,449 meters A1 with a Grumman F11F-1F Tiger, Bureau of Aeronautics serial number 138647.

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  5. Contracts For April 17, 2018Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... Kenya, Rabat, Morocco; Manila, Philippines; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Bangkok, Thailand; Ankara, Turkey; Edwards Air Force Base, California; Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; and Yokota Air Base, Japan. Air ...

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  6. Bringing B-52 future fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... for takeoff at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 28, 2018. Hart was one of the crew members from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on the developmental-operational test integrated flight with members of the 49th Test and Evaluations Squadron from ...

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  7. This Day in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... of America's first operational space shuttle, the Columbia, ended successfully with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. In 1986, Americans got word of a U.S. air raid on Libya (because of the time difference, it was the early morning ...

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  8. Today in History: April 14, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Cleveland.com

    ... of America's first operational space shuttle, the Columbia, ended successfully with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. In 1986, Americans got word of a U.S. air raid on Libya (because of the time difference, it was the early morning ...

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  9. F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Aerotech News And Review

    DOD graphic The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase of the program. The F-35 Integrated Test Force is based at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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  10. Gun found in backpack on AFB child centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | TurnTo23.com

    A handgun was found in a child's backpack at the Edwards Air Force Base child development center on April 2nd, according to a letter sent out by the Department of the Air Force. Classroom staff found the gun around 3 p.m., removed the backpack, and called Security Forces who then proceeded to secure the weapon and begin an investigation.

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  11. The Columbia space shuttle first launched 37 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Astronomy

    ... spent 54 hours piloting the craft, completing 36 orbits around Earth before successfully landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California on April 14. The achievement showed that the unconventional craft - a winged vessel that underwent a rocket-like ...

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  12. Photos: NASA's First Space Shuttle Flight: STS-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Space.com

    ... rt L. Crippen. The rear wheels of the space shuttle orbiter Columbia touch down on Rogers dry lake at Edwards Air Force Base in southern California

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  13. NASA Commemorates Nation's First Black AstronautRead the original story

    Monday Apr 9 | Aero-News Network

    ... cut short when the F-104 Starfighter he was flying in went down on landing on December 8, 1967, at Edwards Air Force Base - less than 6 months after he'd been selected for the MOL program. The MOL program was cancelled two years later - in December ...

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  14. Cal City Police suspect drug lab by S. HaciendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | TurnTo23.com

    California City Police along with fire and hazmat crews from Edwards Air Force Base are currently on scene of a suspected drug lab near South Hacienda Boulevard.

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  15. NASA partnering with Lockheed Martin to build quiet supersonic planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | WTNH

    ... of cruising at 940 miles per hour, to be delivered to NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California by the end of 2021. After the plane undergoes flight testing at Edwards, NASA will then begin "community response" ...

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  16. NASA announces contract for quiet supersonic planeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 4 | ABC News

    ... of cruising at 940 miles per hour, to be delivered to NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California by the end of 2021. After the plane undergoes flight testing at Edwards, NASA will then begin "community response" ...

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  17. Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet wins prestigious trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Business North

    ... demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." The nine nominees this year included the Edwards Air Force Base F-35 Integrated Test Force, Boeing 737 MAX, NASA/JPL Cassini Project Team and others. "For more than a century, the Collier Trophy ...

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  18. 6 Worst April Fools' Day Fake News StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | News Max

    ... ensued when a DJ at KGB-FM in San Diego announced in 1993 that a space shuttle set to land at the Edwards Air Force Base had been diverted to the small airport, Montgomery Field, which is located in a residential area, The Washington Post noted. As ...

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  19. E-2D Conducts Successful Aerial Refueling TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | DC Military

    ... test required by the program-in collaboration with the Air Force's 418th Flight Test Squadron from Edwards Air Force Base, California. This testing milestone reaffirms an on-schedule delivery of aerial refueling (AR), with production currently ...

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  20. Ground broken for long-awaited Edwards' museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Aerotech News And Review

    Happy day- George Welsh, Col. Angela Suplisson, Col. Jason Schott, Lisa Gray, Congressman Steve Knight, Mark "Forger" Stucky and Dr. Keith Jaimeson participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Air Force Flight Test Museum, located just outside the gates of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 23, 2018.

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