Edwards Air Force Base Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. No. 43: Elizabeth Shelton is potential game-changer for volleyball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Sequoyah County Times

    Editor's note: The Star's Zack Rosenblatt is counting down the 50 best athletes on the UA campus right now, with help from athletes, coaches and those close to the program. The details : Shelton is an athletic, 6-foot-2-inch outside hitter from Desert High School on the Edwards Air Force Base near Rosamond, California.

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  2. SpaceXa s latest activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... orce drone the size of a small airliner crashed in a remote section of California near Mount Whitney. Edwards Air Force Base said in a statement that the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned surveillance a...

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  3. Air Force drone crashes in remote California areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    BISHOP, Calif.-An Air Force drone the size of a small airliner crashed in a remote section of California near Mount Whitney. Edwards Air Force Base said in a statement that the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned surveillance aircraft, was making a routine trip June 21 afternoon from Edwards to its usual home at Beale Air Force Base when it crashed for unknown reasons.

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  4. U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School class 91B reunitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Members of Class 91B of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School check out an F-117 Nighthawk in the Air Force Flight Test Museum's restoration hangar during a recent reunion on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 91B dropped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as part of a 25-year class reunion June 16, 2017.

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  5. Here's what the F-22, the world's most lethal combat plane, is doing in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... the first small diameter bomb ever delivered from an F-22 during a test mission Sept. 5 2007 over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The Small Diameter Bomb is more likely to be used, especially in the counter-ISIS fight in urban areas where the Raptor ...

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  6. The U.S. Air Force Just Had an Awful WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... Sierra Nevada mountains. Part of the Air Force's 9th Reconnaissance Wing, the drone was flying from Edwards Air Force Base home to Beale Air Force Base while being controlled by a crew on the ground in Palmdale. The aircraft, which had been visiting ...

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  7. eafb-F22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... engage ISIS targets in Syria. When the 411th Flight Test Squadron's F-22 Modernization Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was tasked with a short-notice, quick-turn test, the members never imagined it would help garner them national ...

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  8. One hour, one pint, can save three livesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Just a few weeks back, 16 of our fellow Air Force Test Center Airman at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., collectively gathered and saved the lives of people they did not know. They didn't have capes, costumes or theme songs.

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  9. Marines forced to ground F-35 jets after software bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... News. An F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing aircraft flies behind a tanker on a mission over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in September 2013. Currently, the 56th Fighter Wing has 55 F-35A planes that are used to train pilots from the US and ...

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  10. The Book of HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Air & Space

    On December 23, 1986, after more than nine days of dodging storms, battling fatigue, troubleshooting mechanical problems, and worrying whether he and copilot Jeana Yeager would have enough fuel to make it home, pilot Dick Rutan gently guided the twin-engine Voyager onto the runway at Edwards Air Force Base in California. They had just completed the first nonstop flight around the globe without refueling, and thousands of well-wishers were on hand to cheer their accomplishment.

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  11. US Air Force drone crashes in remote area near Mt. WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... Force drone the size of a small airliner crashed in a remote section of California near Mt. Whitney. Edwards Air Force Base said in a statement that the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned surveillance aircraft, was making a routine trip Wednesday ...

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  12. Military drone crashes in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | CBS News

    ... at 1:45 p.m. local time. No injuries were reported. The plane was on a non-operational flight from Edwards Air Force Base to its home station at Beale Air Force Base. The drone was being piloted by a crew in Palmdale, California. "We call it in ...

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  13. Unmanned Air Force plane crashes in remote area in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft crashed Wednesday in an uninhabited area near Lone Pine, in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, an Edwards Air Force Base public affairs officer said in a news release.

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  14. Spy Plane on Routine Flight to Beale Air Force Base Crashes Near Mt. WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    The remotely piloted aircraft was assigned to a reconnaissance squadron at Beale Air Force Base and was on a routine flight from Edwards Air Force Base back to its home station when it crashed. The RQ-4 Global Hawk is capable of flying at high altitudes, for long periods of time.

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  15. Beale Reports A Crash Of One Of Its Global HawksRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | Knco radio

    ... or deaths are reported. Officials say the remotely-piloted aircraft was on a routine flight from Edwards Air Force Base and heading toward its home station when it crashed. More details will be released, as they become available. Comments on the way ...

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  16. Meet What's-His-Name, the Apollo Astronaut You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Discover

    ... Institute of Technology, and flight experience at the Air Force Aerospace Research Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base when he joined NASA as part of its third class of astronauts in October of 1963. Earmarked as an Apollo astronaut, he was ...

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  17. Fighter Pilots Love to Fly 'Star Wars Canyon' and You Can WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Tucked in the western edge of Death Valley National Park, Rainbow Canyon - or Star Wars Canyon, as some call it - is an aviation geek mecca. Known as the Jedi Transition to the military, the canyon - which was carved by an ancient lava flow - sits in the vicinity of China Lake Naval Weapons Station and Edwards Air Force Base, deep in the California desert.

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  18. Centennial-based Boom Supersonic unveils new airplane expected to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... aircraft will be shuttled to Southern California and supersonic test flights will be conducted near Edwards Air Force Base. The future Boom Passenger Airliner will be more than double the length, at 170 feet, of the test plane. It will hold two ...

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  19. Supersonic 'baby boom' aircraft to take off next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Supersonic 'Baby Boom' aircraft to take off next year: Richard Branson-backed mini-Concorde that can fly from London to New York in 3.5 hours is set for 2018 test flights They will reach 1,451mph - 100mph faster than Concorde - and travel from New York to London in 3.5 hours Supersonic flight tests will be conducted near Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California in partnership with Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company Commercial supersonic air travel could return in just half a decade after a Richard Branson-backed company aiming to replace the Boom Supersonic has said initial test flights for its 1,451mph aircraft, nicknamed the 'baby boom', will begin by the end of 2018, with both subsonic and supersonic tests taking place in the US Supersonic flight tests will be conducted near Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California in partnership with Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship ... (more)

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  20. eafb-raptorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    The U.S. Air Force announced June 14, 2017, that the 412th Test Wing's F-22 Modernization Flight Test Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., won the 2017 Air Force Association Citation of Honor Award for their outstanding contributions to national defense. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of an individual or organization to the development of aerospace power for the betterment of mankind.

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