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  • Propulsion team continues flow visualization study to save time, money

    Team members with the 717th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base are continuing to collect shadowgraph measurements of high sound pressure level nozzle acoustic events to validate computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, prediction methods.To

  • Virtual reality capability used during sensor validation in AEDC test cell

    When performing sensor validation tests in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Sea Level Test Cell 1, or SL-1, this summer, AEDC engineers at Arnold Air Force Base had the opportunity to view in nearly real-time a three-dimensional representation of the test hardware and support systems using

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Arnold AFB

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones, looks at test samples as Savannah Langer, an engineer with the Space Test Branch, Test Division, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), speaks about the Space Threat Assessment Testbed (STAT) in which they were tested at Arnold Air Force

  • Arnold Diversity and Inclusion initiatives now in motion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, issued diversity and inclusion, or D&I, guidance last fall, and shortly followed it with the 2020 AFMC D&I Survey.The survey led each site or installation to establish a D&I Command Action Plan, or CAP, and all CAPs were due to AFMC

  • Masters earns high honor from aerospace organization

    A member of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team is among a group of professionals from around the globe who will soon be formally honored for their contributions to the aerospace field.Dr. James Masters, a model and simulation engineer at Arnold Air Force Base, the headquarters of AEDC,

  • AFTC Commander learns more about the AEDC mission

    This month, Maj. Gen. Evan Dertien made his first visit to Arnold Air Force Base since taking on his latest role as the commander of the Air Force Test Center.During his two-day stop, Dertien had the opportunity to see many of the test facilities on base and speak with experts in each of the mission

  • AEDC sea level facility helps validate sensors on turbofan engine

    The same nine vendors who visited Arnold Air Force Base as part of the Propulsion Instrumentation Working Group, or PIWG, meetings last fall recently returned.This time, instead of simply viewing an engine installed in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Sea Level Test Cell 1 and making plans

  • New AEDC group working to create a more inclusionary environment

    A new Arnold Diversity and Inclusion Council met virtually for the first time in mid-May. The group provides a forum for the sharing of programs and practices which have proven effective in enhancing diversity and inclusion across the organization.“Diversity can be a bit of a challenging word,”