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  • AFRL's Aerospace Systems Directorate opens new subsonic wind tunnel facility

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory has completed development of a new wind tunnel facility.A team from AFRL's Aerospace Systems Directorate completed the facility, known as the Parker Subsonic Research Facility (SuRF).“The objective of this effort is to

  • AFRL hosts exercise to test search and rescue technology in extreme climates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – A team of Air Force Research Laboratory researchers recently hosted a Polar Operations exercise to test Search and Rescue (SAR) technology in extreme climates.“The goal of this exercise was to collaborate with international partners to evaluate new

  • AFRL hosts Diversity Speaker Series to foster innovation, collaboration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate hosted the Diversity Speaker Series throughout 2021 to provide employees with unique perspectives and learning opportunities through virtual events.This series enhances internal

  • AFRL teams up with Wright Brothers Institute for summer internship program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The “Summer of Innovation – Digital Drone” program, an internship sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate and hosted by the Wright Brothers Institute, kicked off June 7, in Dayton, Ohio.The Air Force Digital

  • XQ-58A Valkyrie Tail #1 prepares for transfer to Air Force Museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Air Force Research Laboratory engineers prepared the XQ-58A Valkyrie Tail #1 to be transferred to the National Museum of the United States Air Force here June 1.The XQ-58A Valkyrie is a low cost, high performance unmanned air vehicle. Tail #1 was the

  • AFRL engineer honored as AIAA Fellow

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory aerospace engineer was recently named a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for his distinguished career in the study of high-speed propulsion.An internationally recognized expert, Dr. Campbell

  • WWII veteran to parachute into history with help of AFRL researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dayton-area World War II veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin will return to the site of an historic battlefield this month when he parachutes into the Netherlands, through the help of Air Force Research Laboratory computer scientist Kevin Price.Martin, 98, of Xenia,