Edwards AFB Flight Test Engineering “1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s” Reunion

 April 28-29, 2006

Social, Dinner, Tours of EAFB and Rutan Facility

Announcement #3

This reunion is for people involved in flight testing in Edwards AFB Flight Test Engineering in the good old days, including, but not limited to, engineers, programmers, pilots, technicians, secretaries, plus special invited guests.  Significant others are welcome as well.



Essex House (formerly Park Plaza)

(If staying at Essex House ask for Banquet Rate)

44916 N 10th Street, Lancaster, 661-948-0961

Friday, April 28th

Base Tour—Friday, April 28

Time:  Bus will leave at 8:30 am from Essex House.  There will be no private cars on the tour due to security restraints. Cost for lunch at Conference Center, about $10, not paid in advance.


To take the Base tour and/or Rutan tour you must send the following information (including spouse, guest) to the SFTE address below (send it with your payment):


Buffet Dinner (Essex House)—Friday, April 28

Time:  6 00– 7:30 pm Social (dinner at 7:30—No-Host Bar)

Dress:  California Casual

Cost:   $40 per person (paid in advance only)

Saturday, April 29th

Rutan Facility Tour—Saturday, April 29

Time:  10:00 am in Mojave (duration, 2-2˝ hours)

Transportation: No transportation will be provided for this tour (driving directions, parking info. car pooling, to be furnished 28 April).

Lunch: On your own, (Voyager Restaurant, Old Tower Bldg., Mojave Airport)


Payment Information

Send buffet payment, EAFB tour, and Rutan tour information to:

SFTE/Reunion2006, 44814 N. Elm St., Lancaster, CA, 93534 (NOTE CHANGE)


Make check payable to: SFTE (Payment and tour information required by April 1, 2006)


Finally, it should be noted we may make a very small profit on this reunion.  Any left over funds will be donated to the SFTE scholarship fund.


From: Edwards AFB Reunion2006 Committee.        

POC: For questions, contact Pete Adolph (ccAdolph@aol.com)  


REH 25 Feb 2006