411 Flight Test Squadron


Lineage. Designated as the 6511th Test Squadron, and activated, on 10 Mar 1989. Redesignated: 411th Test Squadron on 2 Oct 1992; 411th Flight Test Squadron on 1 Mar 1994.

Assignments. 6510th (later, 412th Test) Wing, 10 Mar 1989; 412th Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993-.

Stations. Edwards AFB, CA, 10 Mar 1989-.

Aircraft. YF-22, 1989-; YF-23, 1989-1991.

Operations. Performed flight testing and evaluation to select the Air Force's advanced tactical fighter of the future.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Emblem. Azure, issued from base, a wizard face of the like, eyes Gules, eyebrows, robe, and cap Sable, the robe charged with five mullets and the cap semy of six mullets Argent. Overall, a crystal ball of the last emitting to dexter two lightning flashes bendwise Or. To sinister, a fusil of the second trailing an arced contrail bendwise sinister Yellow inflamed Red; all within a diminished bordure of the first. MOTTO: ASSESSING THE FUTURE. Approved on 2 Mar 1990 (DFSC 91-00140).