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  • Edwards Air Force Base – an oasis for Air Reserve Component Airmen

    An hour north of Los Angeles is the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. It’s here at Edwards Air Force Base, California, home of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing (TW), where General Chuck Yeager piloted his Bell X-1 in 1947 to break the sound barrier and many other aviation

  • Edwards Air Force Base – an oasis for Air Reserve Component Airmen

    An hour north of Los Angeles is the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. It’s here at Edwards Air Force Base, California, home of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing (TW), where General Chuck Yeager piloted his Bell X-1 in 1947 to break the sound barrier and many other aviation

  • Edwards testers integrate CRIIS on F-22 Raptor

    The 411th Flight Test Squadron in conjunction with the 412th Range Squadron achieved the first successful flight of the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 5. This event marked the first flight of the CRIIS at the Edwards Flight Test

  • Edwards responders create Rescue Task Force

    As communities and first and emergency responders learn from the unfortunate number of shootings that occur in the U.S., potentially more effective response paradigms are identified. One such change to responder tactics that was developed from lessons learned from shootings around the nation is an

  • Stars shine bright at Edwards

    You may not know it, but Edwards Air Force Base is a movie star. Well, sort of… Sometimes Edwards AFB is like an extra in the background you have to squint to notice. In other instances, Edwards AFB is a familiar face you slowly recognize with a “Hey, that’s Edwards.” Then there’s are occasions

  • Air Force conducts latest hypersonic weapon flight test

    The Air Force took another step towards fielding a hypersonic weapon following its final captive-carry test of the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon under a wing of a B-52 Stratofortress off the Southern California coast, Aug 8.