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The Air Force’s Famed Test Pilot School Is Going To Space

The Air Force’s Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base has existed at the leading edge of the aerospace’s newest technologies for 75 years. Now, as the Pentagon focuses on the military importance of Earth’s orbit, the institution is forming a new school...

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Commission zeroes in on military aviation safety

Army aviation safety and readiness were the focus of a round table discussion Aug. 27 between Redstone Arsenal aviation leaders and members of a national commission charged with reviewing the effects of 17 years of war on the military aviation fleet. Members of the...

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Internship program exposes naval academy midshipmen to NTWL

Naval Test Wing Atlantic (NTWL) comprises four test and evaluation squadrons and the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS), and each summer, selected midshipmen from the U. S. Naval Academy (USNA) have the opportunity to spend four weeks interacting with squadron...

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6 new capabilities powering the unmanned revolution

In July 2018, a remotely piloted aircraft – the MQ-9B SkyGuardian – flew from the United States to the United Kingdom, landing after a 24-hour trans-Atlantic flight using the same routes as manned aircraft. It was a first in the world of medium-altitude,...

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Flightplan: Military Transition to Commercial Aviation

Landing the next career opportunity in civilian aviation can be an intimidating mission for pilots transitioning out of the military. For many, this may be their first time establishing a professional profile in networking websites, building a resume, attending career...

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