Tagged: Edwards Air Force Base

GORILLA – THE FIRST JET-POWERED PRIMATE

by William B.Scott At the dawn of the jet age, a small group of test pilots, engineers, technicians and maintenance troops secretly evaluated the Bell XP-59A, America’s first military jet, at the remote Materiel Center Test Site in southern...

YF-12A 60-6936

In the aviation world there are those that prefer to do artwork. Doing side views like this is called a ‘profile’. This is my first attempt at doing such artwork. Every one knows I have a passion for Blackbirds....

AFFTC re-designated as Air Force Test Center

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Flight Test Center re-designation as the Air Force Test Center was officially recognized during a ceremony here July 13. As part of the same ceremony, the 95th Air Base Wing...

Photorecon meets Artist Joe Jones

In his eighth year working with Rolls-Royce and The National Aviation Heritage Invitational Joe Jones/Airmail Greetings was elated to report, Mission Accomplished, AND this one is going right into the Smithsonian A&S Museum too!!!! In celebration the 25th anniversary...