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Gathering of Eagles 2017

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will be hosting the Gathering of Eagles event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the F-22 aircraft’s first flight.   The event will take place on October 21st at the H.W. Hunter Pavilion at Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, CA.  Social hour begins at 4:45 PM with dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by […]

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Summer STEM Program at Blackbird Air Park

The Flight Test Historical Foundation (FTHF) supports the Edwards Flight Test Museum and Black Bird Air Park (BBAP) in the city of Palmdale and has developed a summer program to run at BBAP based on the Junior Test Pilot School.  The program is designed for students to learn STEM principles using the aircraft specifications, experiments, […]

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FTHF STEM Presentation a Hit at LACAS 2017

By William J. Simone The Flight Test Historical Foundation presentation at the Los Angeles Country Air Show as a hit.  Our goal is to promote interest and generate excitement for K-12 students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through educational outreach about flight test, aerospace, and Edwards Air Force Base. To achieve this goal, the Air […]

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Dana Kilanowski Retires from FTHF Board

Dana Marcotte Kilanowski retired in December after serving on the Flight Test Historical Foundation (FTHF) Board for over 25 years (Elected in 1991). She has been a steadfast member of the Board, supporting all of our activities and serving as 1st Vice Chairwoman for several years. Dana is the Historian of the Society of Experimental […]

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