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Leonardo offers AESA Grifo-E at Farnborough airshow

Leonardo is bringing its Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Grifo-E radar to the Farnborough Air Show 2018. Image: Leonardo Touted as a successor to the...

Mali takes delivery of four Super Tucanos

The Office of the President of Mali has published photos on Jul. 11 of four Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucanos that were delivered to the...

Netherlands expected to sign agreement to buy 4 MQ-9s at Farnborough

Citing two anonymous sources, Reuters is reporting that Netherlands will sign a Letter of Agreement for four MQ-9s at the Farnborough International Airshow this week....

Taiwan’s Army to adopt TC-2 missile for air defense

Up Media reports on Jul. 13 that the Republic of China Army will adopt the Sky Sword 2 (TC-2) air-to-air missile for its mobile air...

KC-46A completes final flight tests required for delivery of first aircraft

Boeing is now cleared to deliver the first KC-46A to the U.S. Air Force following the completion of the final flight tests required on Jul....

NSM, SSM-12 test-fired at RIMPAC 2018

A sinking exercise (SINKEX) on Jul. 12 off the coast of Hawaii saw Japan and the U.S. Army firing anti-ship missiles at decommissioned ex-USS Racine...

Pakistan, Turkey finalizes contract for 30 T129s

The Turkish Defense Industries Undersecretariat announced that it has finalized talks with Pakistan for 30 T129 attack helicopters. By MilborneOne (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0],...

Poland encounter problems with its Piorun MANPADS

Poland has run into problems with its first batch of Piorun Man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS). By Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej ( [Attribution], via Wikimedia Commons It...


Hornet Love = Bush Love

The verdict is in – the DCS Hornet is insanely fun – might you be a backcountry aviator in fighter pilot clothing? It’s the flying…...

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Early Access Preview

Guest writer @Chuck_Owl gives us a great preliminary look at some of the features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet which is entering Early Access… The...

ARMA 3 – Tanks

The recently released Tanks DLC for ARMA 3 provides armor enthusiasts with some new assets to explore while expanding the core game for all… As...

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate

One of our resident real world Airbus A320 pilots takes the recently released Flight Factor A320 Ultimate for a test flight, wringing it out in...

Read It / Do It #01: North American X-15

Take a ride in a marvel of aerospace engineering that helped pave the road to space with the hypersonic North American X-15 rocket powered research...

M2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

Introduction Baltic Dragon. If you fly single player campaigns in DCS World, by now you must surely know this name. He has become a prolific,...

ARMA 3 – Prologue & The East Wind

We take a look at the full ARMA 3 campaign that some fans may have overlooked as they dove straight into playing in the ARMA...

CIVA INS Navigation Tutorial

Mudspike Contributor Casper ‘TheAlmightySnark’ de Wit first added this excellent CIVA INS Navigation Guide for X-Plane in our forums. It was so good as reference...

Mudspike 3rd Annual DCS Fall Fly-In

It’s been a year since our last Mudspike DCS Fall Fly-In. Although we might be stretching the definition of Fall a little, we will be...

MedCenter Air – Hurricane Season 2017

This hurricane season has not been kind to Central America, the Gulf of Mexico region, or the Caribbean. MedCenter Air crews, along with hundreds of...

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f99th hall of fame



This page is to honor those who have distinguished themselves and been recognized by their peers as some of F99th's best. Every member contributes and steers the development of our group, but the following people have done so on a level that made the F99th measurably better for all of us. We sincerely thank them for their efforts.



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