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The Washington Times
TRAVEL: Charleston, West Virginia, offers adventures, culture and cuisinewho entered the history books on Oct. 14, 1947, by becoming the first pilot to
TRAVEL: Charleston, West Virginia, offers adventures, culture and cuisine
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
who entered the history books on Oct. 14, 1947, by becoming the first pilot to break the sound barrier in the skies above Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. I am met in baggage by Mallory Richards of the Charleston Convention &... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Louisville-born Dream Chaser spacecraft heading west for flight testsNASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where Phase Two flight t
Louisville-born Dream Chaser spacecraft heading west for flight tests
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where Phase Two flight tests will be conducted in coordination with Edwards Air Force Base, according to officials. Dream Chaser program upgrades and initial hardware testing were completed at... Read more
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iafrica.com
Round-the-world trips that made historyRutan flew the Voyager on the first round-the-world trip without stop-offs or r
Round-the-world trips that made history
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rutan flew the Voyager on the first round-the-world trip without stop-offs or refuelling. They left on December 14 from the Edwards Air Force Base in California and returned on December 23 after a flight of around 42 000 kilometres (26 097 miles) in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world tripRutan flew the Voyager on the first round-the-world trip without stop-offs or r
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Rutan flew the Voyager on the first round-the-world trip without stop-offs or refuelling. They left on December 14 from the Edwards Air Force Base in California and returned on December 23 after a flight of around 42,000 kilometres (26,097 miles) in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 23record for fastest speed by an aircraft, reaching Mach 2.87, or more than 1,900
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KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
record for fastest speed by an aircraft, reaching Mach 2.87, or more than 1,900 mph, 60,000 feet above the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base in California. 1948: Film director D. W. Griffith, best known for the movies "The Birth of a Nation"... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mysterious booms in Californian city spawning alien conspiraciestheories Some locals say the booms were from nearby mines. Others say they co
Mysterious booms in Californian city spawning alien conspiracies
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
theories Some locals say the booms were from nearby mines. Others say they come from Area 51, a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Its secretive nature and connection to classified... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
F-35 fighter rising above its problemsEDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- A rumble shakes the air as two British F-35 fighter j
F-35 fighter rising above its problems
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- A rumble shakes the air as two British F-35 fighter jets take a low approach and circle a landing strip. Nearby, a U.S. Air Force F-35 roars down another runway, only to decelerate rapidly as part of a test to see if cables... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will the F-35 could FINALLY be ready for battle in August?for lighter weight pilots,' the report states. Sophisticated: Footage from gro
Will the F-35 could FINALLY be ready for battle in August?
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
for lighter weight pilots,' the report states. Sophisticated: Footage from ground testing of the F-35A stealth jet at Edwards Air Force Base in California, shows the awesome firepower of the four-barrel Gatling gun embedded in the left... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Machinists union ratifies new contract at Lockheed Martin Aeronauticsemployees until April 2022. The union represents 2,600 workers at Lockheed's p
Machinists union ratifies new contract at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
employees until April 2022. The union represents 2,600 workers at Lockheed's plant west of Fort Worth as well as 300 at Edwards Air Force Base in California and Patuxent River, Md. It is the largest labor group at the plant, where about 14,000... Read more
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Island Packet
From Western Sizzlin to Edwards Air Force Base: Hardeeville native assumes prestigious postnative glimpsed a B-1 Lancer — a swing-wing, supersonic bomber with nuclear str
From Western Sizzlin to Edwards Air Force Base: Hardeeville native assumes prestigious post
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
native glimpsed a B-1 Lancer — a swing-wing, supersonic bomber with nuclear strike capability — on the tarmac at Edwards Air Force Base. And he saw a B-52 Stratofortress, a hulking jet bomber with eight jet engines that’s been in service... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Meet the people who helped shape Boeing's 100-year history: Condit, Sutter and Darcy-Hennemanold record. Darcy-Hennemann, now 63, said she was never scared doing the often
Meet the people who helped shape Boeing's 100-year history: Condit, Sutter and Darcy-Henneman
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
old record. Darcy-Hennemann, now 63, said she was never scared doing the often dramatic experimental tests. But once, at Edwards Air Force Base, having just performed a test involving an engine failure on the takeoff run, she joined a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
This Day in History: Independence Dayin Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth an
This Day in History: Independence Day
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
in Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne married his manager, Sharon Arden, in Maui,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 4, 2016in Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth an
This day in history, July 4, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
in Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Heavy-metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne married his manager, Sharon Arden, in Maui,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacin Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth an
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
in Operation Sail. In 1982, the space shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne married his manager, Sharon Arden, in Maui,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Chicago, fireworks a crowd-pleasing combo at Hollywood BowlHollywood Bowl Orchestra started the evening off, featuring “The Star-Spangled
Chicago, fireworks a crowd-pleasing combo at Hollywood Bowl
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra started the evening off, featuring “The Star-Spangled Banner” and a color guard procession from Edwards Air Force Base. The orchestra did glorious renditions of “American Salute,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “America the... Read more

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