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None Cadets take flight as part of Glider Academy held in Tullahoma
Twenty cadets from 12 different states participated in the week-long South East Region (SER) National Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Glider Academy from July 8-14 at the Tullahoma Municipal Airport.The academy, hosted by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum, was supported by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM)
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Commander, Arnold Engineering Development Complex AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain introduces himself, outlines his plans
July was a busy month at Arnold Air Force Base, with Col. Rodney Todaro passing the AEDC guidon over to new Commander, Col. Scott Cain.As a way to introduce himself to the workforce at Arnold, Col. Cain provided information through a “Who am I?” presentation during a recent Commander’s Call meeting.One of Cain’s first comments emphasized the
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AEDC test facility resurrected for AFRL-sponsored testing of high-efficiency, diesel engine AEDC test facility resurrected for AFRL-sponsored testing of high-efficiency, diesel engine
Testing for the Graflight V-8, a high-efficiency, diesel engine designed and produced by Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS), has brought about the reopening of the AEDC T-11 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base.Prior to this, T-11 had not been testing in at least a decade.EPS project manager Tom Guelzow explained that the testing at T-11 was
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none Deer-vehicle collisions declining at Arnold
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that 1.3 million deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs) occur each year in the U.S. resulting in approximately $1 billion in vehicle damage.Nationwide there are an average of around 200 fatalities annually.While the annual rate of DVCs is highly variable at Arnold Air Force Base, there has been a
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2017
none Lt. Col. Hoffman becomes director of the Flight Systems Combined Test Force
Lt. Col. David Hoffman, right, becomes director of the Flight Systems Combined Test Force (TSTW) during a Change of Directorship ceremony July 21 inside the Model Installation Building, part of the Propulsion Wind Tunnel Test Facility, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. Col. Timothy West, (left) chief of the AEDC Test Operations Division, passes
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Default Air Force Logo Innovations enabling AEDC spirit to soar
AEDC engineers and researchers are a restless bunch. They’re constantly improvising and coming up with new and innovative ways to be more effective and efficient while reducing risk and avoiding significant costs. Innovation is a key focus in the U.S. Air Force Vision. This vision recognizes the fact that President Harry S. Truman played an
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Air Force Test Center Commander Maj. Gen. David A. Harris, left, presents the Arnold Engineering Development Complex flag to the newly-designated commander, Col. Scott A. Cain, during a change of command ceremony July 14 inside the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6, located at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Col. Scott Cain takes command of AEDC
Col. Scott A. Cain assumed command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex as the 30th commander during a change of command ceremony July 14.The ceremony was attended by the commander’s guests, local dignitaries and AEDC personnel inside the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6, located at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.Cain comes to
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A model of an A-10 Thunderbolt II, more commonly known as “The Warthog” due to its unique shape, recently underwent a pressure-sensitive paint (PSP) test in Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s (AEDC) 16-foot transonic wind tunnel. PSP was used to obtain surface pressure data on the model. The photo above shows a rear view of the A-10 model during testing in 16T. The A-10 is the only U.S. Air Force aircraft designed to be specifically used for close air support. The aircraft is notorious for its maneuverability at low speeds and low altitudes and its accurate weapons delivery. AEDC: 25 years of supporting the warfighter for AFMC
With more than two decades now under its wing, Air Force Materiel Command has provided 25 years of support to America’s warfighters.Since the dedication of the AFMC July 1, 1992, AEDC, an Air Force Test Center organization, has played a major role in warfighter development.Headquartered at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, the command is based on the
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The first place winner at the 2017 RocketDay! event was Bradley Escue, whose rocket wowed the judges by its high lofting flight with a perfectly stable ballistic trajectory. RocketDay! was held for area youth on June 17 at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma. Pictured left to right are: Joe Sheeley, RocketDay organizer; Deb Wimberly, director of the Hands-On Science Center; and Escue. (Courtesy photos/Tanya Sheeley) Area youth have a blast at this year’s AIAA RocketDay event
The second annual RocketDay! Competition for area youth was held June 17 at the Hands-On Science Center (HOSC) in Tullahoma.The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Section of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center, featured various contests and
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Default Air Force Logo Media Advisory: AEDC Change of Command event announced
Col. Scott A. Cain will become the new commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex during a Change of Command ceremony at 9 a.m., July 14 at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.The outgoing commander, Col. Rodney F. Todaro, will relinquish command to Cain at the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6. Maj. Gen. David A. Harris,
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