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  • Innovative ideas sought for new AEDC Spark Tank program

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex personnel with innovative ideas – no matter how big or small – to improve AEDC are invited to share their suggestions. Doing so could lead to funding to progress their implementation. The new AEDC Spark Tank is underway and open to military, DOD civilians and

  • Innovation Center opening soon for engineers at Arnold AFB

    Engineers at Arnold Air Force Base will soon have a place to play around with their innovative concepts.This figurative “playground,” referred to as the Innovation Center, is being established to offer engineers a venue to break away from the confines of their desks and cubicle walls to brainstorm,

  • AEDC Turkey Trot draws dozens for pre-holiday jaunt

    Even as it nears its 40th year, a longstanding pre-Thanksgiving tradition at Arnold Engineering Development Complex shows no signs of slowing down.The 36th annual AEDC Turkey Trot was Nov. 10 at the Arnold Lakeside Complex, the third consecutive year the race has been held at the ALC since its

  • Investment prepares AEDC to test next-gen engines

    As the Air Force develops engines for next-generation aircraft to fly faster and stay in the air longer, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, an Air Force Test Center organization, is preparing ground test facilities to prove their worthiness. The Next Generation Turbine Engine Test Capability

  • AEDC Fellow James Nichols’ contributions to the complex remembered

    AEDC Fellow James H. Nichols will be remembered for his contributions to Arnold Engineering Development Complex following his passing on Nov. 8 at the age of 91.Nichols is credited with exhibiting technical and managerial leadership in advancing state-of-the-art wind tunnel facility design,

  • 2021 AEDC Angel Tree now underway

    Arnold Air Force Base personnel are being called upon to help make the holidays a little merrier for more than 200 less fortunate children in the area.The 2021 Arnold Engineering Development Complex Angel Tree drive is now underway. Master Sgt. Anthony Velez, AEDC senior munitions inspector, is

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Arnold AFB

    Kirk Butler, director of operations for the Hypersonic Systems Test Branch, Test Division, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), explains how the Aerodynamic Propulsion Test Unit (APTU) operates to Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones, during her visit to Arnold Air Force Base,