Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

This 1989 image provided by NASA shows C. Gordon Fullerton, a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot, whose career spanned almost 50 years. (AP Photo/NASA)

Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton dies at 76

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — C. Gordon Fullerton, a former astronaut who flew on two space shuttle missions and had an extensive career as a research and test pilot for NASA and the Air Force, died […]

08/22/2013

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Experimental Air Force aircraft goes hypersonic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An experimental unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force went hypersonic during a recent test off the Southern California coast, flying at more than five times the speed of sound. […]

05/03/2013

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle SkySeer, autonomous drone aircraft used for surveillance and reconnaissance. (AP Photo)

States answer help wanted ad to be drone test site

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indiana and Ohio have teamed up to compete to become one of six sites for testing drones for future civilian use. Fifty teams from 39 states are competing to host test sites for unmanned aerial vehicles.

03/27/2013