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  • AEDC tackles another complex store separation test from the Navy’s Super Hornet

    Arnold Engineering Development Center is the U.S. Navy's choice for flight simulation testing on the next generation of ordnance carried on board the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, according to Frank Taverna, the Naval Air Systems Command store separation lead for the F/A-18E/F, P-3, S-3, EA-6B, among other Navy aviation platforms. Taverna was part of a
  • Young technician brings safety to every aspect of life

    Justin Weibert, Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) technical specialist for the safety and health group at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC), is like many young adults after graduating high school--uncertain about what direction life is taking them. Weibert really enjoyed the outdoors and always wanted to try his hand at being a carpenter
  • Jim Johnson returns to AEDC to share unique experience

    Retired Air Force colonel and former Sverdrup director, Jim Johnson, visited Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) last week to share his experiences with more than 30 people in the AEDC Chapel about the highlights of his three-week study in Israel in January. Since his final retirement in 2002, Johnson and his wife Fran have traveled on
  • Mark to be guest speaker at Fellows banquet

    The 13th Secretary of the Air Force, Dr. Hans Mark, will be the guest speaker at the 2008 Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Fellows Banquet June 25 at the Arnold Lakeside Club. Dr. Mark's experience ranges from academia and research to senior positions within NASA and the Department of Defense, including serving as Secretary of the Air
  • Air Force makes case for realignment to improve test and evaluation capabilities

    An Air Force senior official briefed area community leaders Tuesday on the proposed creation of a new center that would realign Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) and two other units to enable the Air Force test and evaluation community to work together more effectively at providing better service for the development of weapon
  • Team provides specialized techniques to test aircraft

    A team at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) recently conducted aerodynamic testing, using a combination of more conventional methods and the application of pressure sensitive paint (PSP) on a scale-model of a tailless aircraft for the Air Force Research Laboratory in the center's four-foot transonic wind tunnel. The test article
  • Career military officer to start civilian life as a professor

    Arnold Engineering Development Center's 718th Test Squadron Commander Lt. Col. Dan Miller is looking forward to a major career change as he prepares to transition from active duty to the world of academia as an associate professor of engineering mechanics at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont. As the commander of the 718th Test Squadron,
  • Arnold Engineering Development Center team provides specialized techniques to test novel aircraft

    A team at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) recently conducted aerodynamic testing, using a combination of more conventional methods and the application of pressure sensitive paint (PSP) on a scale-model of a tailless aircraft for the Air Force Research Laboratory in the center's four-foot transonic wind tunnel. The test article
  • Former ICBM rocket motor tested for space launch

    The U. S. Air Force successfully fired a Peacekeeper Stage III rocket engine under simulated altitude conditions at the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) today. The rocket motor was tested for the Space Development and Test Wing, Launch Test Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. under the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP). The test
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