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  • SOAR Keeps Teens’ Mental Health at the Forefront

    Air Force Test Center’s Christeen Greenwell, Tech. Sgt. Janna Ybarra, and Ariel Eishen came together to create the Support Outreach Action Resilience (SOAR) Program, for teens at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to encourage social interaction and create a peer-to-peer support system with the goal of suicide prevention.
  • Test Center champions professional development summit

    Over 160 AFTC Airmen from AEDC, Eglin, and Edwards AFB tuned in to learn more about Test and its strategic importance to National defense.
  • AEDC supporting Golden Horde testing

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, a unit of the 704th Test Group of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, is currently supporting one of the Air Force Vanguard programs – Golden Horde.Vanguards, part of the Air Force 2030 Science and Technology Strategy, are focused on advancing emerging weapons systems and warfighting concepts
  • AEDC adds large-scale mass flow assembly calibration to test capability offering

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex team stood up a new capability in the 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. – hardware calibration for engine inlet testing.An Aerodynamics Test Branch customer needed to calibrate their mass flow assembly, or MFA, for an upcoming high priority propulsion integration test. The MFA
  • KC-46 conducts flight tests with E-4B

    An E-4B assigned to Eighth Air Force from Offut Air Force Base, Nebraska, conducted flight tests with the KC-46 Pegasus at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in February. (Air Force video by Giancarlo Casem)
  • Propulsion Test Branch propels aircraft engine tech into the future

    The Propulsion Test Branch within the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Division tests the powerhouses of U.S. military aircraft and missiles to prove their worthiness for the warfighter.“Our mission is to provide decision makers actionable data through safe, efficient and unbiased test and evaluation on the performance of the world’s
  • “Jolly Green II” lands at Edwards for flight tests

    Crews off-load from two HH-60W “Jolly Green II” combat rescue helicopters at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 17. The HH-60Ws arrived from Eglin AFB, Florida, to conduct flight test operations. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)
  • Edwards AFB conducts Space Force Transfer Ceremony

    The 412th Test Wing hosted a ceremony for 17 Airmen who have transferred as Guardians in the Space Force at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 11.
  • AEDC 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel restored to operational status

    On Jan. 21, 2021, the multi-year efforts of many yielded the desired results with a successful air-on test run in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel, or 16S, and return to service of the test facility.“Wind Tunnel 16S will provide the nation a significant capability to rapidly develop weapon systems critical
  • NFAC tests solutions to poor pilot visibility in inclement weather

    The team at Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, or NFAC, recently added rain simulation to the organization’s portfolio of capabilities.The F-16 System Program Office has been trying to address an issue with rain pooling on the canopy of the aircraft and reducing pilot visibility. Pilots try to avoid
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