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  • Wing exercise focuses on full spectrum readiness

    The Air Force wants Airmen to be war-ready. That’s why from Aug. 7-9, approximately 80 Airmen prepared to go to war in Test Wing Readiness Exercise 18-03. While many Edwards Airmen are not strangers to deploying, this exercise focused on full spectrum combat readiness, according to exercise planners, which is a theme in the 2018 National Defense
  • AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

    The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.The Hypersonic Combined Test Force at Edwards AFB is managed by AEDC, which is headquartered at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.A Columbia
  • 416th FLTS testers meet with Auto GCAS survivor

    Test pilots and engineers from the 416th Flight Test Squadron had the chance to meet face-to-face with one of the squadron’s success stories Aug. 25.   The group met with an allied nation pilot trainee who returned home alive after he experienced a g-force-induced loss of consciousness. His F-16’s Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System
  • F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

    After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure. Contractors, Airmen and Air Force civilians have been tirelessly working in the desert heat the past few weeks to finalize
  • Edwards Airman one of Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno is one of the Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. She is the noncommissioned officer in charge of Medical Readiness for the 412th Medical Group and is also responsible for the training of 17 medical contingency response teams and the accounting/budget of $1.1 million in War Reserve Materiel.
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