Edwards Air Force Base Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Exchange program brings South Korean test pilots to TPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Aerotech News And Review

    Evan Thomas , U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School instructor, gives a Republic of South Korea Air Force pilot some tips while sitting in an F-16 Nov. 3, 2016. The Korean Test Pilot School brought two students and two instructors to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to fly T-38s and F-16s Oct. 30-Nov. 4. The visiting pilots flew with the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School as part of the school's international exchange, which was in fulfillment of their student's final project requirements.

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  2. Canada will hold a fighter jet competition to potentially avoid buying the F-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    An F-35A conventional takeoff and landing aircraft flies with afterburner over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on a night mission April 25, 2013. said on Tuesday it would launch an open competition to replace its aging fleet of fighter jets and consider buying 18 Boeing Corp Super Hornets as an interim measure.

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  3. Patrick Silas Campbell, 1962-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Tehachapi News

    ... in Tehachapi, and raised four strong women. Patrick worked for Fresno Air National Guard, and then at Edwards Air Force Base. He also was a reserve firefighter for three stations in Kern County around this time - it was standard for Patrick to have ...

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  4. NASA Loans Lunar Landing 'Flying Bedstead', Shuttle Transport for DisplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | SPACE.com

    Two NASA artifacts that were used to help astronauts who were landing from space, albeit on two different worlds in two different eras, have themselves landed at a museum near where they were last used. A Lunar Landing Research Vehicle that was used to practice lunar landings for NASA's Apollo program in the 1960s and a Crew Transport Vehicle used to move astronauts from space shuttle orbiters after they landed in California in the 1990s have been loaned by the Armstrong Flight Research Center to the nearby Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base.

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  5. I Was There: When the DC-8 Went SupersonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Air & Space

    On August 21, 1961, pilot William Magruder, copilot Paul Patten, flight engineer Joseph Tomich, and flight test engineer Richard H. Edwards took Douglas DC-8-43 no. N9604Z for a test flight at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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  6. Endangered species thrive on Eglin's reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... trees - and even divert tests for the Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars, from Eglin to Edwards Air Force Base in California. For bird lovers, the price has been worth the result. Red cockaded woodpeckers were eventually moved off the ...

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  7. Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk system marks 15 years of supporting war fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... 28, 1998. Development continued through 2001 when a Global Hawk system flew a historic mission from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to Royal Australian Air Force Base, Edinburgh, Australia - the first time an unmanned system had crossed the Pacific ...

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  8. Wingman Day champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Aerotech News And Review

    The 412th Operations Support Squadron's "Team Goose" poses for a photo after winning the Wingman Day dodgeball competition Nov. 7 at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., base gym. The dodgeball games wrapped up a day that began with a color run at the fitness center followed by presentations on physical resilience and overall health by unit resiliency trainers.

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  9. The Truth About the MiG-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Air & Space

    ... ant our adversaries to know what we know." A few Fulcrums that could be made flyable probably went to Edwards Air Force Base in California for testing. At least one example found its way to Nevada's

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  10. Landing On Display: NASA Lends Space Artifacts To Air Force MuseumRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | ECNmag

    NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California lent its Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, or LLRV, and a Space Shuttle Crew Transporter to the Air Force Flight Test Museum on Edwards Air Force Base in California. The LLRV is a bedstead-shaped vertical takeoff and landing testbed that pilots used to practice lunar landings for NASA's Apollo program.

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  11. Turkey expects first two of batch of 24 new F-35s in 2018 - defence ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Reuters

    Three F-35 Joint Strike Fighters AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4, can be seen flying over Edwards Air Force Base in this December 10, 2011 handout photo provided by Lockheed Martin. Turkey expects to take delivery of the first two of a batch of 24 more Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft in 2018, Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday.

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  12. Supersonic jet backed by Branson aims to be next Concorde, offering - affordable' flights at Mach 2.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | South China Morning Post

    ... speed of sound, will take place at Centennial Airport, while supersonic tests will be conducted at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Boom isn't the only group trying to bring back supersonic travel. A group called Concorde Club says it has ...

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  13. AFRL launches new approach to promote STEM classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... Impaired Driving through Robotics." The Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is launching a new program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics classes and announces the ...

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  14. Richard Branson Unveils Baby Boom Supersonic Jet: Faster and Smaller Than ConcordeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... to the Big Apple within 3.5 hours. Now, that is superfast. It will undergo preliminary trials near Edwards Air Force Base, according to DailyMail . Richard Branson's company, Virgin Galactic worked in tandem with Boom to make this baby. Virgin ...

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  15. Boom Unveils XB-1 Test AircraftRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Aero-News Network

    ... Subsonic flight test will be conducted east of Denver; supersonic test flights will be conducted near Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, in partnership with Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company. The XB-1 is a technically ...

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  16. Richard Branson-backed mini-concorde that can fly London to New York in 3.5 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Daily Mail

    ... pictured ahead of its official unveiling later today The subsonic flight test will be conducted near Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California in partnership with Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company. 'I have long been passionate about ...

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  17. Supersonic Mini-Concorde for the super-rich that can fly from London...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... today by creators Boom at Centennial Airport in Denver. Next year's test will be undertaken close to Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California in partnership with Branson's Virgin Galactic.

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  18. Boom Unveils Supersonic 'Baby Boom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Flying

    ... The Spaceship Company will assist Boom with its supersonic flight testing, which will take place at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert. "As an innovator in the space, Virgin Galactic's decision to work with Boom was an easy one," ...

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  19. Adaptive flight control testing benefits TPS, university studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Aerotech News And Review

    The X-15A-3 rocket plane flies over Edwards Air Force Base during a mission in the 1960s. The aircraft crashed in 1967, killing pilot Maj.

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  20. Edwards AFB Squadron Tests Missile For European Ally's F-35Read the original story

    Friday Nov 11 | Aero-News Network

    From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air force's capabilities. At the 416th Flight Test Squadron, a team of U.S. Air Force engineers and pilots are working with Norwegian government and industry personnel in testing the Joint Strike Missile.

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