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Slovakia signs contract to buy F-16s

The Slovak government has signed a contract with representatives from Lockheed Martin on Dec. 12 to buy 14 F-16 fighters. The deal is worth $1.8...

Maintenance error lead to 2017 German Tiger crash in Mali

An investigation into the crash of a German Tiger attack helicopter in Mali has concluded that a Airbus maintenance crew had made errors. By Alan...

SB-1 will not be making its first flight this month

Sikorsky and Boeing have said that the first flight of the SB-1 compound helicopter will unlikely to happen this month and the schedule has bee...

India to repave runway at Hasimara Air Force Station and prepare it for Rafale operations

The Indian Air Force will spend six months to repave the runway at Hasimara Air Force Station and build a new hangar that can accommodate...

India’s indigenous AEW&C participated in Cope India 2018

India’s DRDO Airborne Early Warning and Control System has participated in its first international air exercise during Cope India 2018.

Ireland orders RBS 70 BOLIDE missiles

Saab has received an order for RBS 70 BOLIDE missiles from Irish Defence Forces, the company said on Dec. 12. Source

China’s different types of SAM layouts in one location

H/T DY Lu. China’s Air Force Engineering University campus in Sanyuan has added four different surface-to-air missile layouts since the beginning of this year.

USAF Academy cadets are helping to build large stealth target drone

Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy are working with aerospace instructors and industry partners to come up with a large stealth target drone. U.S....

100th serial production Su-35

The 100th Su-35 to be manufactured at Komsomolsk-on-Amur has been delivered to the customer, the Russian Ministry of Defense. Photo: UAC Source

Mudspike

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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