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AFMC Command News

  • KC-46 conducts flight tests with E-4B

    An E-4B assigned to Eighth Air Force from Offut Air Force Base, Nebraska, conducted flight tests with the KC-46 Pegasus at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in February. (Air Force video by Giancarlo Casem)

  • “Jolly Green II” lands at Edwards for flight tests

    Crews off-load from two HH-60W “Jolly Green II” combat rescue helicopters at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 17. The HH-60Ws arrived from Eglin AFB, Florida, to conduct flight test operations. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

  • The AFMC We Need: PMEL receives flooring repair

    A floor repair project recently wrapped up at the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory on Edwards Air Force Base, California. The repair project was identified as mission need and was funded by the Air Force Materiel Command’s “AFMC We Need” initiative.

  • Edwards Air Force Base – an oasis for Air Reserve Component Airmen

    An hour north of Los Angeles is the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. It’s here at Edwards Air Force Base, California, home of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing (TW), where General Chuck Yeager piloted his Bell X-1 in 1947 to break the sound barrier and many other aviation

  • Edwards Air Force Base – an oasis for Air Reserve Component Airmen

    An hour north of Los Angeles is the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe. It’s here at Edwards Air Force Base, California, home of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing (TW), where General Chuck Yeager piloted his Bell X-1 in 1947 to break the sound barrier and many other aviation

  • Edwards testers integrate CRIIS on F-22 Raptor

    The 411th Flight Test Squadron in conjunction with the 412th Range Squadron achieved the first successful flight of the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 5. This event marked the first flight of the CRIIS at the Edwards Flight Test

  • Edwards responders create Rescue Task Force

    As communities and first and emergency responders learn from the unfortunate number of shootings that occur in the U.S., potentially more effective response paradigms are identified. One such change to responder tactics that was developed from lessons learned from shootings around the nation is an

  • Stars shine bright at Edwards

    You may not know it, but Edwards Air Force Base is a movie star. Well, sort of… Sometimes Edwards AFB is like an extra in the background you have to squint to notice. In other instances, Edwards AFB is a familiar face you slowly recognize with a “Hey, that’s Edwards.” Then there’s are occasions