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Aircraft mechanics Ken Burkett (left) and Dale Morin install the AMCAS antenna on the Paul Revere in the MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory Flight Facility Building at Hanscom. (Courtesy photo) Flight test shows small antenna can do big things
During a flight test conducted earlier this summer, Electronic Systems Center and MIT Lincoln Laboratory personnel demonstrated the powerful capabilities of a small antenna. The seven-inch-high, 14-inch-wide antenna performed so well, in fact, that only one flight test was needed to determine its effectiveness, according to Capt. Jeff Zhu, the Air
0 7/30
2009
The first C-130 to undergo high velocity maintenance at Robins is scheduled to arrive July 31. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp New process to drastically change programmed maintenance
On July 31, a C-130 Hercules will arrive at Robins and mark the beginning of what is expected to be a dramatic change in the way aircraft maintenance is done. The Air Mobility Command plane will be the first validation aircraft for High Velocity Maintenance, which means it will be used to test the new method of programmed depot maintenance aimed at
0 7/23
2009
DAYTON, Ohio (AFMCNS) – Gen Donald Hoffman, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, converses with Lt Col José Aguinaldo de Moura , commander of Brazil’s Esquadrilha da Fumaça, or “Smoke Squadron.” The Brazilian Smoke Squadron performed July 18 and 19 at the 2009 Vectren Dayton Air Show at the Dayton International Airport. General Hoffman met with Colonel Moura’s team, which is known for its fast-paced, close-up aerobatics and smoke displays, after its Saturday performance. Also on hand was Maj Gen Stefan Egon Gracza, Brazilian Defense and Air Attaché (background, right). The team flies the Embraer T-27 Tucano aircraft. (Air Force photo by Kathleen A.K. López) Smoke Squadron meets with AFMC Commander

0 7/21
2009
Maj. Gen. Thomas Owen, director of Logistics and Sustainment for Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, speaks to newly hired Air Force civilian contracting specialists during their in-processing July 20 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The new hires are part of a recently announced Air Force-wide effort to increase the size of its in-house acquisition workforce, following an extended period of restructure and downsizing. Owen has been selected for promotion to lieutenant general and reassignment in August as commander, Aeronautical Systems Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Al Bright).
Second group of contracting specialists start work

0 7/21
2009
The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum features a variety of exhibits including aircraft, election seats, weapons, models and engines. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Hernandez) Heritage activities offer chance to volunteer
Have some spare time on your hands? Want to give back to the Air Force community? The heritage activities in Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) are looking for volunteers to help support museum operations. In addition to the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, AFMC has 14 heritage activities spread over 11
0 7/21
2009
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Senior Airman Anthony Newman, 33rd Maintenance Group, hands out stickers and patches, glow-in-the-dark bracelets and glow sticks to children from Father Mallighan’s Boys Home while deployed to Grenada in support of the Summit of Americas in April. Airman Newman and Senior Airman Jeffrey Gillum, 33rd Maintenance Group, were so moved by their visit they began a donation effort upon their return home, which grew to more than 400 pounds of clothing from members across Team Eglin. (Courtesy photo) Airmen collect 400 lbs of clothes for orphans
Members of the 96th Air Base Wing donated more than 400 pounds of clothing in an effort to provide clothes to orphaned children in Grenada. More than 400 male and female shirts, 220 pants or shorts and 38 pairs of shoes left for Miami, Fla., July 10 on their way to Father Mallighan's Boys Home in Victoria, Grenada. The idea for the donation effort
0 7/15
2009
Ben Rogers strips paint and primer off  a longeron so it can be sent off for analysis. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp Disassembly project to provide data to F-15 maintainers
In a small building in Byron, five people are working on a painstaking project that could significantly impact the future of the F-15 Eagle. The crew from S&K Technologies is completely disassembling an F-15D fighter jet. The purpose of the project is to give the Air Force a detailed look at how the aging aircraft is holding up and to provide data
0 7/10
2009
Plexcore® technology, depicted here, allows solar cells to form-fit soldiers’ uniforms to power GPS components and communication devices, and could also be used to “print” solar panels onto thin films incorporated into military tents. Commercial applications include solar energy batteries for cell phones, radios, and other portable devices. (U.S. Air Force photo) 'Conductive ink' solar panels capture sun power for soldiers
Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RX), in a concerted effort with Plextronics, Inc., and the Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center, both located in Pittsburgh, Pa., have developed a ready-to-use, cost-reducing technology that can capture sunlight and store it as energy to
0 7/09
2009
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Staff Sgt. Daniel A Wowk (left), a communications systems operator from the 412th Flight Test Squadron out of Edwards AFB, Calif., describes features of Test Tanker II to 2nd Lt. Dan Elias of the SCP Program office here June 30.  The Hanscom AFB-based program team will use Test Tanker II to test standardized command, control and communications (C3) equipment that will be incorporated on a special fleet of aircraft used to transport senior U.S. officials.  (USAF Photo by Rick Berry) Hanscom team works to upgrade airborne comm for top U.S. officials
A Hanscom team is working to acquire a comprehensive system that will provide highly reliable, secure and integrated voice, data, and video equipment for airborne U.S. senior leaders. Those leaders include the vice president, secretary of defense, secretary of state, numerous senior military officials and others who travel world-wide aboard a fleet
0 7/08
2009
Air Force officials recently recognized four Airmen with the service's 2008 Lance P. Sijan Air Force Leadership Award. The Sijan award annually recognizes Airmen who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Eglin captain wins AF-level award for leadership
The Air Force recently recognized an Eglin Airman with the service's 2008 Lance P. Sijan Air Force Leadership Award. The Sijan award annually recognizes Airmen who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities. Capt. Thomas Eckel, 366th Training Squadron Detachment 3 deputy commander, was selected as the junior officer category winner. "It is a
0 7/07
2009
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