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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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Dana Kilanowski

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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Danny Bazzell

Mr. Danny Bazzell New FTHF General Manager

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (November 14, 2016) – The Flight Test Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Danny Bazzell as our new General Manager. The mission of the Flight Test Historical Foundation, a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is to preserve the rich local history of flight test by raising funds to […]

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The nephew of the late Col. Jack Ridley, Jim Martin Jr., recently visited Edwards Air Force Base. While at the Air Force Flight Test Museum he got to hold the slide rule used by his uncle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Gocong)

Ridley’s Nephew visits Edwards

by Dawn Waldman 412th Test Wing Public Affairs 4/13/2016 – EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Its always a special day when we can show our family where we work, especially when the job site is Edwards Air Force Base! But, it is even more special when that family member was a celebrated part of […]

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