• Propulsion team continues flow visualization study to save time, money

    Team members with the 717th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base are continuing to collect shadowgraph measurements of high sound pressure level nozzle acoustic events to validate computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, prediction methods.To

  • Rupp takes command of 846th Test Squadron

    On June 9, Lt. Col. Jared Rupp assumed command of the 846th Test Squadron, his latest stop on a path that began when he decided to follow in the footsteps of those who inspired him as a child.Unlike many of his peers, Rupp didn’t dote on professional athletes, the super-powered caped crusaders from

  • Richardson takes command

    Gen. Duke Z. Richardson assumed leadership of the Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Air Force, June 13.

  • NFAC team assesses flow quality in 40-foot by 80-foot test section

    Engineers at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex don’t always go with the flow.They realize that flow must be examined from time to time, as good flow quality is essential to collecting accurate data from wind tunnel testing.Work recently concluded in the 40-foot by 80-foot Wind Tunnel

  • McKinley Climatic Laboratory celebrates 75th anniversary

    This is a big year not just for the U.S. Air Force.As folks across the nation gear up to celebrate the 75th birthday of the branch later this summer, those at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory on Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, recently marked the diamond anniversary of their facility.Initial testing

  • AFTC holds first digital engineering test and evaluation summit

    The summit served to share a vision for the future of digital transformation in test and evaluation, discuss challenges, highlight current efforts to expand digital engineering, and bring attendees together to create a collaborative digital modernization strategy to meet the future needs for digital

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