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Trump may travel to Yokosuka to see Izumo-class helicopter destroyer

Officials in Tokyo and Washington are ironing out plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Japan next month. Kaijō Jieitai (海上自衛隊 / Japan Maritime...

Romania has submitted the paperwork to buy 5 F-16s from Portugal

Romanian Defense Minister Gabriel Les says his country has submitted the paperwork to Portugal for the purchsae of five F-16s. He added that the contract...

From flight attendant to commander of 166th Airlift Wing

U.S. Air Force Colonel Carla D. Riner assumed command of the 166th Airlift Wing on Apr. 6. U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan...

Singapore’s Draft Master Plan 2019 shows scale of expansion at its two major fighter bases

Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released its draft master plan on Mar. 29. The plan shows the land use for the next 10 to 15...

Japan wants to open Yokota Air Base to civilian flights during Olympics

Tokyo is in discussions with Washington to open Yokota Air Base to civilian flights during the Summer Olympics next year. US Air Force from USA...

Bell to offer 525 for U.S. Army’s FARA

Flight Global says the Bell will be offering the 525 helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition. Zane Adams [CC BY-SA...

Premier of First Swallow Wings

The short CG film from Silver Swallows Studio – First Swallow Wings – will hold its premier in Vietnam on Apr. 26.

Taiwan to retire UH-1H in October

Taiwan will retire its UH-1H from service in October, Army chief of staff Yang Hai Ming told legislators. The service will also simultaneously declare the...

EW variant of SPEAR under development

Two new variants of the SPEAR stand-off, air-to-surface weapon is under development at MBDA, Jane’s reported. Credit: MBDA One will be an electronic warfare variant...

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VTOL VR

VTOL VR is one of the most unique and revolutionary simulations ever released. With a unique visual style, superb gameplay, and shockingly deep systems functionality,...

DCS: The Enemy Within 3.0

A look at the greatly expanded and improved campaign from legendary DCS World campaign maker Baltic Dragon. A fresh take on an old classic Back...

DCS: Heatblur F-14B Tomcat Preview

Guest contributor “Chuck Owl” takes a look at the Heatblur F-14B Tomcat as it nears a wider Early Access release… PART 1 Introduction Unless you’ve...

DCS: AvioDev C-101EB/CC

A long time coming, the AvioDev C-101 trainer/light attack jet has reached full maturity, providing an exceptional DCS World experience. Announced four and a half...

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...

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