Captain Jacqueline S. Parker became the first female US Air Force pilot to graduate from the US Air Force Test Pilot School, 1989

Captain Jacqueline S. Parker became the first female US Air Force pilot to graduate from the US Air Force Test Pilot School, 1989

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif, main base area.jpg  Spent 7 years on this base as a kid!

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif, main base area.jpg Spent 7 years on this base as a kid!

18 May 1953: At Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jacqueline Cochran flew the 100th Canadair Sabre—a Sabre Mk.3, serial number 19200—over a 100 kilometer closed circuit and set a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) World Speed Record of 1,050.18 kilometers per hour (652.552 miles per hour).Jacqueline Cochran with Canadair Sabre Mk.3 No. 19200 at Edwards AFB. (Associated Press)

18 May 1953: At Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jacqueline Cochran flew the 100th Canadair Sabre—a Sabre Mk.3, serial number 19200—over a 100 kilometer closed circuit and set a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) World Speed Record of 1,050.18 kilometers per hour (652.552 miles per hour).Jacqueline Cochran with Canadair Sabre Mk.3 No. 19200 at Edwards AFB. (Associated Press)

February 18,   1977: Space shuttle Enterprise on its maiden flight  -    America’s Space Shuttle Enterprise, rides atop a giant 747 on its first test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. In the right foreground is a  chase plane.

February 18, 1977: Space shuttle Enterprise on its maiden flight - America’s Space Shuttle Enterprise, rides atop a giant 747 on its first test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. In the right foreground is a chase plane.

Audio Recording Declassified: UFO Incident At The Edwards Air Force Base In 1965

Audio Recording Declassified: UFO Incident At The Edwards Air Force Base In 1965

“1950’s — A young “cowboy”, the son of a member of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, looks over the Convair built YB-60 during its visit at Edwards from the Fort Worth, Texas, plant. (1953)”

“1950’s — A young “cowboy”, the son of a member of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, looks over the Convair built YB-60 during its visit at Edwards from the Fort Worth, Texas, plant. (1953)”

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