415 Test Squadron

415 Flight Test Squadron received it’s aircraft from the 6515 Test Squadron In 1992, as the Air Force eliminated MAJCON (four-digit) units, the 6515th was consolidated with the 415th as the 415th Test Squadron The squadron was short lived. It started on the 2nd of October 1992, change unit designation from 415 Test Squadron to 415th Flight Test Squadron on March 1st 1994 and inactivated on October 1st 1994.

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On March 28, 1983, the director of the F-15 Combined Test Force, Lt. Col. John M. Hoffman, flew the first of 27 high-angle-of attack-test flights on an F-15C with the test nose boom removed. (Edwards History Office file photo)

F-15D test platform in front of the new Edwards AFB tower (USAF photo)