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  • Newly-acquired AFRL test aircraft to aid personnel recovery research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A small aircraft that is poised to make a big impact on military personnel recovery made a brief stop in the Dayton, Ohio, area on its way to St. Mary’s County, Maryland, where it will be used to test the Air Force Research Laboratory-developed Low Altitude

  • 586th FLTS supporting Test Pilot School, advancement of flight testing

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., a unit of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, is helping forge new flight test opportunities with a test conducted in September.“They coordinated a never-before-done test using relationships that never existed before – the 49th

  • Unique training opportunity for MX officers

    The Air Force Test Center’s 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron services aircraft from almost every Model Design Series in the Air Force’s aircraft inventory. This MDS diversity provides new maintenance officers the unique opportunity to experience working with multiple airframes in just one

  • AFRL XQ-58A Valkyrie expands flight envelope in fourth test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., completed the successful fourth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie low-cost unmanned air vehicle demonstrator Jan. 23, 2020, at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.During

  • New airliner tests at Edwards AFB

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards AFB Aug. 14, 2017. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its newest airliner at Edwards recently. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the opportunity to conduct flight tests at Edwards given the