- Center revamps infrastructure as flight test activities grow. Scott, W.B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/4/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 5, p44
Details some of the new and follow-on test programs currently in the works, or soon to be, at Edwards AFB, California. The Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) is continuing to experience a steady growth in test and support activity, necessitating a revamped infrastructure at Edwards. Center...
- Evaluations of new, existing aircraft fuel record flight testing pace. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/4/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 5, p52
Looks at the increasing workload at the Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) at Edwards AFB, which now exceeds 28,000 flight hours a year. That record figure will be even higher in 1991 due to expanded testing of new and existing aircraft like the B-2 bomber and C-17 transport aircraft.
- Ames-Dryden's high-performance fleet pursues advanced flight concepts. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/17/1992, Vol. 136 Issue 7, p52
Describes the Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facility, Edwards AFB, Calif., part of the Ames Research Center, which provides long-term help for the aerospace industry. Major contributions to the aerospace industry; Aircraft deployed and research testing; Research on laminar flow system, highly...
- DEVELOPING FRENCH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES SELF-STUDY SUPPORT MATERIALS FOR MIXED-SPECIALITY STUDENT GROUPS. Zablotskaya, O.; Bondarev, M. // International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social ;2014, p215
The purpose of the research was to develop and implement self-study support materials to facilitate the French for Specific Purposes (FSP) curriculum implementation in mixed-speciality groups of engineering students. The context in which the course emerges and characteristics of mixed-speciality...
- Anechoic facility tests EW system interoperability. Klass, Philip J.; Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/19/1992, Vol. 137 Issue 16, p47
Reports that Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards AFB, Calif., is configured with a NASA F/A-18 and Air Force F-4, F-15 and F-16 aircraft for evaluation of EW systems interoperability. The test series demonstrated cooperative EW techniques and assessed the impact of warning and countermeasures...
- New Explosive. Wilson, Jim; Coledan, Stefano; Cottrill, Ken; Ditlea, Steve; Fillon, Mike; Gromer, Cliff; Rosenberg, Barry // Popular Mechanics;May99, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p32
Provides information on the powerful chemical explosives created by scientists at Edward Air Force Base in California. Features of the chemical; Efforts of the team to develop a more powerful explosives.
- Critics question plan to transfer EW facilities. Klass, Philip J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 19, p26
Questions the savings claimed by the Pentagon for the proposed transfer of US electronic warfare simulation test facilities to Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, California. Facilities to be transferred under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) proposal; Pentagon's estimate of the cost.
- Return to Muroc. // AutoWeek;1/1/96, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p24
Reports that automobile racing will be revived at the Muroc Dry Lake in Southern California on April 27 and 28, 1996. Participating race drivers; Conversion of the race course to a air force base in the 1940s.
- BDM COTS design may herald future of U.S. air traffic control. Wilson, J.R. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Feb96, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1
Showcases the air traffic control (ATC) features of the High Desert Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) center at Edwards Air Force Base near Mojave, California. Facility cost; Shared re-host radar and software control system; Operation mechanics of radar use; User interfaces.