Lt. Col. Dominic Ross, B-1B program element monitor, Air Force Global Strike Command, explains a bulkhead modification to the B-1B bomber that allowed it to carry a notional hypersonic missile mock-up attached to a B-52H Conventional Rotary Launcher during a B-1B expanded carriage demonstration at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 28. (U.S. Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)
Thirty years ago an oddly-shaped and dark-colored new plane took to the sky for the first time at the legendary Plant 42 in Palmdale, California.
Team Edwards members worked together to save the Air Force more than $1 million in repair costs recently at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
Johnny G. Armstrong, a hypersonics pioneer and retired flight test engineer at what was then known as the Air Force Flight Test Center here, died in Lancaster, California. He was 86.
The 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force conducted an autonomous test flight at Edwards Air Force Base.

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