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USAF wants to buy more XQ-58As

Dr. Will Roper, the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, told reporters at the Paris airshow that he hopes...

JASDF C-1 accidentally drops 81mm mortar outside training area

An airdrop exercise carried out by a Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) C-1 cargo plane on Jun. 18 went wrong when a 81mm mortar...

Philippine Navy commissions AW159 into service

The Philippine Navy has commissioned two AW159 naval helicopters into service on Jun. 18, which happens to be its 121st birthday. Photo: Philippine Navy For...

USAF F-15Cs with Saudi F-15s

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Embraer has partnered with ELTA to launch the P600 AEW

The new P600 AEW (Airborne Early Warning) has made its debut at the Paris Airshow this week. Embraer is joining forces with ELTA to launch...

USN expecting more P-8A orders

The program manager for the U.S. Navy P-8 office says he expects the service to buy another 21 more P-8As, this will extend the production...

XQ-58A has flown for the second time

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator has completed a second flight. U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Randolph Abaya, 586 Flight Test Squadro The Air Force Research Laboratory...

Ukraine’s Spectator-M1 enters service

The upgraded Spectator-M1 unmanned air vehicle has entered service with the Ukrainian armed forces. Utilizing a lighter airframe, the drone sports a new thermal imager...


Cut the Cord, Man!

Guest Contributor Eric “smokinhole” Anderson gives us some insight on his shift from hardware to virtual controllers in his quest for full immersion virtual reality....


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...

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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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