• Siddiqui takes command of 586th Flight Test Squadron

    Lt. Col. Sean Siddiqui feels the 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is uniquely positioned to guide the way in effectuating the “Accelerate Change or Lose” directive previously issued by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown.“All we do is thrive in changing

  • 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

  • Data Hackathon evolves to accelerate change

    “Problem solvers” (also referred to as “hackers”) and “problem owners,” met together virtually and in person at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 14-18 for the Air Force Test Center’s second Data Hackathon Event. Participants from a multitude of career fields across AFTC, the 412th Test Wing at

  • AFTC honors Black History Month: Raquel March

    For the entire month of February, we are celebrating up-and-coming Black leaders within the Air Force Test Center. This week, we are highlighting Raquel March working out of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Tenn., with a question-and-answer session with Tiffany Holloway, AFTC public affairs

  • Dennison takes helm of 704th Test Group, Detachment 1

    It wasn’t familial tradition or the prospect of travel that drove Lt. Col. Jeffery Dennison to a career in the military.Instead, it was the promise of a college scholarship that compelled him to join the U.S. Air Force.“So far, it’s been the best decision of my life,” Dennison said.Dennison took

  • AEDC celebrates 70 years with open house

    The AEDC “Hap Arnold Day” 70th Anniversary Celebration Open House on June 26 afforded members of the community a rare opportunity to see behind the fence and learn about the contributions the men and women of Arnold Engineering Development Complex have made to national defense and the advancement of

  • Full speed ahead: Mach 18 now available to test customers at AEDC Tunnel 9

    Test customers in need of serious speed are lining up to take advantage of an unprecedented capability now available at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Md.Calibration of the Mach 18 system was completed at Tunnel 9 in July 2020, less than two months

  • AEDC Aeropropulsion personnel testing software to aid in structural analysis

    Structural testing of new turbine engine designs can result in terabytes of data recorded from hundreds of sensors.  This data - collected during High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) characterization tests – traditionally required experts months to analyze and determine if the engine is safe to operate in an

  • Bunch ‘reenergized’ by visit to Arnold AFB

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, said he gleaned much during his recent visit to Arnold Air Force Base, but there was one takeaway he reiterated throughout his wrap-up meeting with base leadership.“We’ve got awesome Airmen here doing awesome things, and they’re really

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