• 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week

    Airman 1st Class Johnny Cote is the 412th Test Wing Warrior of the Week.Cote works in the 412th Test Wing Command Section as an administrative specialist.He hails from Bangor, Maine, where he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in February 2017. Edwards AFB is his first assignment.Cote hopes to be promoted to senior airman below-the-zone and then make
  • 31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

    The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards AFB, California, Dec. 5.
  • TPS Class 18A graduates 23 new flight test professionals

    United States Air Force Test Pilot School Class 18A stood proudly before friends, families, base leadership and fellow testers at Club Muroc as they received their Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering Dec. 7. Each graduate crossed the stage to receive the graduate plaque from TPS, the diploma from Air University, the graduate coin
  • Squadron gets new lab space to improve instrumental role in test mission

    Data collection is the number one goal in flight test. With that said, Edwards AFB squadrons cannot take just any plane out of the air and conduct flight test missions. They have to be specially instrumented to record and transmit data during test sorties. This means taking planes apart for equipment installation, or modifying them with sometimes
  • Team Edwards shares holiday spirit with local communities

    Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base participated in a pair of holiday parades in the local communities of Lancaster and Rosamond, California, Dec. 1.
  • Edwards AFB kicks off holiday season with Winterfest

    Friends and families of the Edwards Air Force Base, California, community attended the annual Winterfest event kicking off the holiday season, Nov. 30. Various organizations throughout Team Edwards banded together to put together the event which saw hundreds of community members enjoying the night’s festivities. Entertainment for the night included a scooter park, carriage rides, ice skating, live music from the Rosamond High School Band, musical group Just Us and country musician McKenna Faith.
  • Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

    The Edwards AFB Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming 2019 tax season. Each year, the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax center season officially starts early February and ends April 15, 2019.  There are several new and exciting
  • STARBASE officially blasts off with ceremony, rocket launch

    Edwards Air Force Base became one of nine active duty bases to officially open a STARBASE program during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its classroom at Branch Elementary, here, Dec.7.  STARBASE familiarizes elementary students from all backgrounds to the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program will serve students from
  • Airmen battle enemy, elements in latest readiness exercise

    On a cold, dark and dreary day, 80 Airmen put on their mission oriented protected posture suits, grabbed their weapons and went to war. Their mission was to protect their forward operating base from enemy attack. Sporadic machine gun fire and loud bangs could be heard from outside the FOB. This was the scene for Edwards AFB’s latest readiness
  • KC-46 completes Phase II receiver testing

    ABOVE: A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft connects with an F-15 Strike Eagle test aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, last month. The flight test was part of KC-46 Phase II receiver certification testing, which has been completed according to a Boeing company statement Dec. 3. The 418th Flight Test Squadron conducted the tests with

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