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0 7/16
2018
Crews remove an old Data Acquisition and Control enclosure from Cart 2 of Propulsion Wind Tunnel 16T. An effort was launched this fiscal year to bring upgrades to 16T, including the installation of new Data Acquisition and Test Article Control systems and new enclosures for multiple 16T testing carts.  (U.S. Air Force Photo) 16T wind tunnel systems receive significant upgrade
Demand for the transonic testing capabilities offered by Propulsion Wind Tunnel 16T is expected to remain strong for the foreseeable future. Because of this, a multimillion dollar effort was launched this fiscal year at 16T to increase testing efficiency, provide greater accessibility to critical testing instrumentation systems, and improve
0 7/03
2018
Carpenter Shop team members complete measurements at the von Kármán Gas Dynamics Facility for the construction of a platform. Pictured from left are Don Parker, Brad Summers and Allen Mull. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bradley Hicks) (This image was manipulated by obscuring badges for security purposes) Carpenter and Paint shops support safety, testing and more at Arnold Air Force Base
No job is too small for the carpenters and painters employed at Arnold Air Force Base.“If the Commander wants a picture hung, we go hang it,” said Ronald Bandy, supervisor for the Carpenter and Paint shops on base. “That’s what we do. If a door won’t shut somewhere, we go fix it.” But the craftspeople based out of Building 1478, otherwise known as
0 7/03
2018
Chief Master Sgt Heckman (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Chief Master Sgt. Heckman begins his new role as AEDC Superintendent
It has been more than a decade since AEDC has had a Chief in the Superintendent role, with the last being 2006.However, as of June, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman has taken on this important role, and AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain stated that this is a major event for AEDC. "Chief Heckman's arrival marks a significant milestone in AEDC's
0 7/02
2018
Elvis Encalada, Jesse Labello and David Woods, engineers with the Space and Missiles Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base, have worked together to develop a telemetry package that will be used to transmit data when launching projectiles. According to the team, the use of this telemetry package will enable AEDC test customers to obtain critical data about boundary layer transition during hypersonic flight and hypervelocity impacts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Engineers at Arnold AFB develop projectile telemetry capability to study boundary layer transition
Engineers with the Space and Missiles Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base are developing a telemetry capability that will be used to gather, transmit and record data when launching projectiles at over 25,000 Gs and more than 13,000 miles per hour.Elvis Encalada, electrical engineer at Arnold, commented that the use of telemetry arose from
0 7/02
2018
An outdoor storage area burns at the Kirchhoff Automotive Plant in Manchester June 6. Arnold Air Force Base Fire & Emergency Services supplied mutual aid during the fire. (Courtesy photo) Arnold Fire and Emergency Services assists with Kirchhoff Automotive plant fire
During a recent fire at the Kirchhoff Automotive plant in Manchester, Arnold Air Force Base Fire & Emergency Services provided support alongside local fire departments. The Base FES received an emergency call at 5:59 p.m., June 6, for assistance with a fire at an outdoor storage container section of the plant. Arnold FES responded with an assistant
0 6/29
2018
Dr. Joshua Batterson (left), with Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories, receives the AIAA Special Award from his nominator, Paul Gloyer (right), Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories, for outstanding work developing and implementing software to address combustion instability in propulsion systems. (U.S. Air Force photos/Rick Goodfriend) AIAA Tennessee Section presents annual awards
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Tennessee Section held an annual awards luncheon at the Arnold Lakeside Center, May 29, where professional engineers and scientists were recognized for their significant technical accomplishments and outstanding achievements.Dr. Joshua Batterson (left), with Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories, receives
0 6/29
2018
Arnold Engineering Development Complex Junior Force Council members pause for a photo in front of an F-22 Raptor during a tour of the 411th Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base. Pictured from left are Nicholas Perry, Christopher Hartley, Brandon Hoffman, Dan Ogg, Capt. Michael Davault, Stephen Maccarino, Christopher Northrup, Michael Glennon, Becky Morris, Tyler McCamey and Elijah Minter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher Higgins) AEDC Junior Force Council makes inaugural networking visit to Edwards AFB
Rich in Air Force history and a hallmark installation in the Air Force test world, Edwards Air Force Base is home to the 412th Flight Test Wing and the world-famous Test Pilot School. In late spring, members of the Arnold Air Force Base Junior Force Council (JFC) had the opportunity to experience one of our fellow Air Force Test Center bases,
0 6/18
2018
Ironworker Kevin Glaser, left, addresses fellow Manufacturing Group employees during a May 29 memorial held in honor of John Hill and Alvin Overman. Hill and Overman died on Dec. 10, 1971, after entering a confined space filled with argon gas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bradley Hicks) (This image was manipulated by obscuring badges for security purposes) Manufacturing Group pauses to reflect on lives of Hill and Overman
A plaque bearing the names and images of John T. Hill and Alvin D. Overman now occupies a small space next to the bay door of Building 446 at Arnold Air Force Base. The plate reads, “In Memory of the men who lost their lives in service to AEDC at the Model Shop.” Inscribed at the bottom is a date – December 10, 1971 – the day the lives of both
0 6/18
2018
Dr. Thomas Fetterhoff Air Force appoints Dr. Fetterhoff to Senior Level career service
Dr. Thomas Fetterhoff, whose career includes approximately two decades with AEDC, was recently promoted to serve as an Air Force senior leader.“I am honored and humbled,” Fetterhoff said. “I have been lucky to work with incredibly talented people at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, within the Air Force, and across the Department of Defense
0 6/18
2018
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