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  • B-1B Lancer Undergoes Electronic Warfare Testing in the BAF

    A B-1B Lancer was rolled into the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on May 20. The aircraft will undergo testing of a portion of the B-1B Defensive Software suite, Pre-processor Flight Software (PFS) 6.42.
  • 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.
  • 370th Flight Test Squadron conducts air refueling operations with F-15EX Eagle II’s

    F-15EX Eagle II’s from the 40th Flight Test Squadron, 96th Test Wing, and 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, 53rd Wing, both out of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, fly in formation during an aerial refueling operation over Northern California, May 14. The aircraft participated in the Northern Edge 21 exercise in Alaska earlier in May. (Air Force
  • B-21 Flight Test aircraft build progresses while B-21 Combined Test Force takes shape

    Gen. Timothy Ray, the Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Forces Strategic-Air, U.S. Strategic Command, visited several organizations across the bomber test enterprise to receive first-hand updates on the progress of the B-21 program during a visit to Edwards Air Force Base and Plant 42, in California, May 5-6.
  • Installed Engine Test Facility thrusts Edwards legacy into the future

    The skies above the Aerospace Valley has seen some of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. However before they etch their place history books, these aircraft undergo weeks of ground tests. These ground tests are conducted in numerous locations in or near the flight line at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Ground tests provide engineers with vital information from a number specialized facilities. One such facility on Edwards is the Installed Engine Test Facility Horizontal Thrust Stand.
  • Test Pilot school graduates first Space Test Fundamentals class

    The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School graduated the first-ever Space Test Fundamentals class April 6, 2021, at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, the U.S. Space Force chief of space operations, was on-hand to give the graduation address.
  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits Edwards AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and his wife, Sharene Brown, visited Edwards Air Force Base, California, March 30 – April 1.
  • AFTC honors Women's History Month: interview with Capt. Laura Quaco

    As we wrap up our Women’s History Month celebration, we highlight Capt. Laura Quaco, Air Force Test Center Military Justice chief. Quaco explains why she joined the Air Force and shares influential leaders during her career in a question and answer session with Tiffany Holloway, AFTC public affairs director.
  • 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)
  • The EAGIL has landed - Divested B-1B Lancer to become ground integration lab

    A recently retired B-1B Lancer flew its final sortie and landed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 23.
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