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Machinists honor veterans' service to country, union

SEATTLE — Unions and the military share common values: looking out for each other and working together to achieve their missions, IAM 751 members who had served in the U.S. 839 more words

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Hypersonic Scramjets making History

X-51A Settling Old Records

On May 5, 2013, the X-51A experimental unmanned aircraft beat its top speed of Mach 5 and longest flight attempt on its fourth test. 299 more words

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This Day in History: Chuck Yeager First to Break the Sound Barrier, Oct. 14, 1947

 “He had remarkable 20/10 eyesight, tremendous physical coordination, and an uncanny ability to stay focused in stressful situations. Those traits coupled with a competitive streak and his understanding of machinery caught the attention of his instructors.” 662 more words
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VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft

WASHINGTON — Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, California for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014. 417 more words

Military Aviation

Canadians, Tutors swing by Test Pilot School

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Right: Two Tutor CT-114s sit on Ramp 2 Sept. 23 right after landing.

The Tutor is used by the Royal Canadian Air Force for primary flight training initially and then later for fighter lead-in training. 203 more words

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