• 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

  • AEDC teams put problem-solving skills to use during AFTC Hackathon

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex team members, along with other Airmen from across the three wings, participated in the second Air Force Test Center Data Hackathon in March to find innovative solutions to issues being faced by the organizations.Over the course of the weeklong event, held March

  • Virtual reality capability used during sensor validation in AEDC test cell

    When performing sensor validation tests in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Sea Level Test Cell 1, or SL-1, this summer, AEDC engineers at Arnold Air Force Base had the opportunity to view in nearly real-time a three-dimensional representation of the test hardware and support systems using

  • 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 and Propulsion Test Unit (APTU) operates to Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones, during her visit to Arnold Air Force

  • Arnold Diversity and Inclusion initiatives now in motion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, issued diversity and inclusion, or D&I, guidance last fall, and shortly followed it with the 2020 AFMC D&I Survey.The survey led each site or installation to establish a D&I Command Action Plan, or CAP, and all CAPs were due to AFMC

  • AFTC Commander learns more about the AEDC mission

    This month, Maj. Gen. Evan Dertien made his first visit to Arnold Air Force Base since taking on his latest role as the commander of the Air Force Test Center.During his two-day stop, Dertien had the opportunity to see many of the test facilities on base and speak with experts in each of the mission

  • Lance brings wealth of experience, love for area to new role at Arnold AFB

    Formerly the director of the U.S. Air Force Central Command’s Program Management Office in Al Udeid, Qatar, Col. Robert Lance assumed the duties as chief of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Support Division, or TSD, Aug. 6.As Test Support Division Chief, Lance will oversee the

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