Hypersonic CTF

X-15 number 61-0034 sits on Rogers Dry Lake here as the B52 flies overhead in September, 1961. The 412th Test Wing’s Hypersonic CTF was involved in the testing of this aircraft, and has been operating at Edwards Air Force Base since the 1950s. The command of the Hypersonic CTF was shifted to Arnold Air Engineering and Development Center in Tennessee Thursday. The change is intended to streamline the functions involved in hypersonic research and flight test, from modeling to wind tunnels and ultimately flight test. (NASA courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Christopher Ball
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