News Comments Updated
Default Air Force Logo Edwards Airmen receive AFSA awards
Three Edwards Airmen were awarded the First Term Airmen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year Award and the Member of the Year Award for 2005 by the Air Force Sergeant's Association's Division 13 recently.AFSA presented these Airmen with these awards for their outstanding dedication to go above and beyond the Air Force standards. AFSA is an
0 12/13
2006
Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne (left) looks on while Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, presents an AFFTC coin to the Secretary's wife, Barbara, Sept. 21, 2006, at Base Operations here. Secretary Wynne visited the base to observe the progress on alternative fuel testing that took place here Sept. 19. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Woodbury) Secretary of the Air Force visits Edwards

0 12/13
2006
Default Air Force Logo X-43A team receives first McDonnell award
The X-43A Flight Test Team was awarded the first-ever James S. McDonnell Award for 2006.The James S. McDonnell Award is awarded by the Society of Flight Test Engineers to honor extraordinary flight test teams, said John Minor, SFTE president. James McDonnell was an aviation pioneer and founder of the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, later McDonnell
0 12/13
2006
The refueling truck used for B-52 Stratofortress testing of the new alternative fuel parks outside a South Base hangar. The refueling truck used the same Fischer-Tropsch and jet fuel JP8 blend the B-52 used.   (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Woodbury) 95th MSG trucks demonstrate alternative fuel viability
If the B-52 Stratofortress can run using alternative fuels, then why not an R-11 6,000-gallon refueling truck? In fact, the 95th Mission Supports Groups' refueling trucks that carried the alternative fuel for the B-52 testing also ran on the same fuel Sept. 15.The alternative fuel made from a blend of 50 percent Fischer-Tropsch processed fuel from
0 12/13
2006
The first C-130 Avionics Modernization Program aircraft lifts off the runway at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, on its maiden flight Sept. 19, 2006.  (Photo by Rich Rau) AMP-modified C-130 performs first flight
The first Avionics Modernization Program-modified C-130 lifted off the runway at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 19, after spending more than 18 months undergoing extensive modifications.The aircraft was crewed by a mix of members from Team Edwards and Boeing, and was accompanied by an Edwards C-12 Huron as a safety observer chase aircraft.
0 12/13
2006
Airmen stand in formation during the POW/MIA recognition here Sept. 15, 2006.  (Photo by Airman 1st Class Julius Delos Reyes) Team Edwards honors POW/MIA heroes, families
Ensuring that the former United States Prisoners of War and those listed as Missing in Action are never forgotten, Team Edwards held the POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 15.A reveille ceremony was held at building 1 to commemorate the POWs and MIAs, during which American and POW/MIA flags were raised. Col. H. Brent Baker Sr., 95th Air Base Wing
0 12/13
2006
A B-52, partially powered by a Fischer-Tropsch fuel blend, flies over Edwards during a demonstration flight here Sept. 19, 2006. Officials say the natural gas-based synthetic fuel is one of many options the Air Force is researching as an alternative to regular jet fuel.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Woodbury) Edwards tests alternative jet engine fuel
Another aviation first was accomplished when a B-52 flew here using an alternative fuel Tuesday morning.The flight test ran two of a B-52's engines on a synthetic fuel, made from a 50-50 blend of traditional crude-oil based fuel and a Fischer-Tropsch fuel derived from natural gas, while the remaining six engines ran on traditional JP-8 jet fuel.
0 12/13
2006
Default Air Force Logo Airman completes 27th marathon
Tired and sweaty, jersey number 49/91 was at the last three miles into Pike's Peak summit -- the hardest part of the course.He was feeling nauseous. He was running for about four hours now, but he wouldn't give up. Maj. Rich Salasovich, 419th Flight Test Squadron flight test engineer, joined the Pike's Peak Marathon at Colorado Springs, Colo.,
0 12/13
2006
Young troops line up in formation awaiting their section assignments.  (Photo by Airman Stacy Garcia) KUDOS provides kids insight into deployment
Edwards hosted for the first time Kids Understanding Deployment Operations -- or Operation KUDOS -- at Camp Corum and the Oasis Community Center Saturday.Operation KUDOS gave Edwards kids, ages five to 18, an opportunity to play the role of their military parents for the day. The project was designed to give kids a better understanding of the
0 12/13
2006
Default Air Force Logo Father, rescuers save son from drowning
"Welcome Home Caleb," says the sign with colorful handwritten messages from seven siblings on his home's front door July 28 -- a sign welcoming Caleb, 15, home from a journey that was almost his last.Caleb Jaquish and his whole family were at Club Muroc July 21 for what he said was for some much-needed fun. He and his dad, Lt. Col. Douglas Jaquish,
0 12/13
2006
RSS

News Search