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Siller Helicopters, Inc. flew in an S-61V Sikorsky to replace 22 evaporative coolers on the 412th Maintenance Group’s headquarters building. Seven of the coolers also had heaters as part of the unit. Helicopter lifts out old coolers, drops in new
Replacing 20-year-old cooling units on roofs can be a challenge given Edwards AFB’s large buildings and constant flightline operations. That’s why the 412th Civil Engineer Group called in a local helicopter company to help out with replacing the HVAC units on Bldg. 1600 April 7. Siller Helicopters, Inc. flew in an S-61V Sikorsky to replace 22
0 4/18
2018
Even with conservation, the desert tortoise numbers continue to decline. Edwards Environmental Management is partnering with San Diego Zoo Global and the United States Geological Survey in an effort to increase the desert tortoise population through head-starting and translocation research. (Courtesy photo) Edwards hosts head-start study for desert tortoises
Edwards Air Force Base’s Environmental Management is partnering with San Diego Zoo Global and the United States Geological Survey in an effort to increase the desert tortoise population through head-starting and translocation research. The desert tortoise grows slowly and lives for a long period of time. According to San Diego Zoo Global, the
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2018
#OTD 20 Apr 1987 at Edwards - The new control tower was officially opened with the takeoff in an F-15.  The new facility, stressed to withstand an 8.0 earthquake as well as 120+ mph winds, replaced the ten-story red and white structure that had been a landmark since 1956.  Today, the cab of the old tower is at the Century Circle exhibit outside the West Gate entry point. This week in Edwards history
On April 20, 1987, the new control tower was officially opened with the takeoff of an F-15. The new facility, stressed to withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake as well as 120+ mph winds, replaced the ten-story red and white structure that had been a landmark since 1956.  Today, the cab of the old tower is at the Century Circle exhibit outside the
0 4/17
2018
Several members from throughout Air Force Materiel Command (HQ AFMC/A4, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Research Lab, and contractors) descended on Edwards AFB to test out a new hybrid flightline generator the last week of March. They teamed up with members of the 412th Logistics Test Squadron to test their Hybrid Flightline Generator Technology Pathfinder on an F-16 fighter, KC-135 tanker and C-17 cargo plane. Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly
You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group. Tilley, along with several members from throughout Air Force Materiel Command, AFMC Support Equipment Program Office and Research Lab, descended on Edwards AFB to test out a new
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2018
F-35 Completes Most Comprehensive Flight Test Program in Aviation History F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history
The F-35 Integrated Test Force, based at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, has completed more than 65,000 test points, 9,200 test flights, and six major test aircraft detachments on board L-class and Nimitz class carriers on both U.S. coasts.
0 4/12
2018
National Autism Awareness Month Commentary: Shining a light on autism
A regular part of wellness visits at the pediatrician’s office, particularly in infants and toddlers, is tracking the child’s development. When a child is not developing as expected, especially in communication or social skills, it raises the pediatrician’s concern for an autism spectrum disorder.   For nearly 25 years, April has been recognized
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2018
(Courtesy graphic) AFOSI seeking quality Airmen for special agent duty
The Air Force Office of Special Investigation is seeking highly qualified senior airmen, staff sergeant and technical sergeant applicants for special agent investigative duties at various, worldwide duty locations.If you are an E-4 (less than 6 years TAFMS), E-5 (between 5 to 11 years TAFMS), or E-6 (less than 1 year TIG and less than 11 years
0 4/11
2018
#OTD 11 Apr 1992 at Edwards - The C-17 successfully completed its first in-flight refueling mission, from a KC-135 This week in Edwards history
On April 11, 1992, the C-17 Globemaster III successfully completed its first in-flight refueling mission from a KC-135 aerial tanker.
0 4/10
2018
Default Air Force Logo Spring season = Spring Clean-Up for Edwards
Winter is finally over and Spring has arrived! Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB we have an annual event known as Spring Clean-Up
0 4/09
2018
Spring into shape Feel better, function better with the ‘Spring Into Shape’ Challenge
Learn how to feel and function better with Air Force Materiel Command’s Spring into Shape physical activity challenge.
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2018
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