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Official confirmation that TK-3 air defense missile system deployed to Hualien, Taiwan

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen toured bases in Hualien and Taitung on Jan. 15 and she was shown speaking to troops with the Tien-Kung 3(TK-3) surface-to-air...

Lao bought 10 Yak-130s

Kommersant says Laos had bought a total of 10 Yak-130s and so far four have been delivered. The contract was signed on Aug. 26, 2017....

Two USAF F-15s made emergency landings opposite each other on same runway

Two U.S. Air Force F-15s were forced to make emergency landings at Kadena Air Base, Japan on Jan. 15. Both jets were forced to land...

Spanish frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez arrives in Norfolk for COMPUTEX with CVN 72

Spanish navy frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez arrived in Norfolk on Jan. 14 and the warship will soon join the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG)...

Surya Kiran returning to Aero India with nine-aircraft formation

The Indian Air Force’s Surya Kiran aerobatic team will return to Aero India after eight-years with nine-aircraft formation next month. Ministry of Defence (GODL-India) [GODL-India]...

France orders Rafale F4

Dassualt received the green light to develop the F4-standard for the Rafale fighter when Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, paid a visit...

IDF shifting Iron Dome battery to protect rare plant

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) has agreed to shift a Iron Dome air defense missile battery near the Gaza border in order to protect a...

Japanese voice actress chronicles her attempt to build Gripen D scale model on Youtube

Yuka Morishima, a voice actress for anime Girly Air Force TV, is attempting to build a scale model of a JAS 39D Gripen and it...

RMAF PC-7 MK II forced to make emergency belly landing at night

A Royal Malaysian Air Force student pilot on a solo night flight was forced to make a belly landing at Alor Setar Air Force College...

Australia and U.S. to kick off Exercise Sea Dragon in Guam today

Four U.S. and one Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P-8A Poseidons will be conducting flight operations in Guam from Jan. 14 under Exercise Sea Dragon....


To the Kármán Line

Doing what X-Plane makes fun and exciting, we take a ride to the edge of space in the X-Aerodynamics White Knight Two and SpaceShip Two....

Mudspike 4th Annual DCS Fall Fly-In

Well now! Another year has passed and it seems like it is time for another Mudspike DCS Fall Fly-In. Again, although we may be stretching...

DCS: Yak-52

The Yakovlev Yak-52 is a Soviet military trainer that fits nicely into the hierarchy of DCS World. Fully aerobatic with high G-limits and a snappy...

4th Annual Mudspike Christmas Flight

Welcome again to our annual Mudspike Christmas Flight – 2018 Edition! For our fourth year running, we will deliver packages, hopes, (beverages), and spread good...

VFlyteAir Simulations Cherokees

On a recent weekend splurge, I picked up some aircraft from VFlyteAir Simulations that appealed to my sense of aviation nostalgia – it was money...

5 Years in Review: Building the AH-64D for ArmA

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years already; time has just flown by and a project that consumed mine and Nodunit’s time for almost...

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...

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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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