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A list of aircraft tuning parts in Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception.

Engine

Turbo Engine

Light Engine

  • Description: Completely weight trimmed engine.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27, ADF-01 FALKEN, X-02 Wyvern
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 05B
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Mobility, -Defense
  • Price: $9700

Adv Turbo Engine

Caudal Engine

  • Description: An engine equipped with enhanced mobility thrust vectoring nozzles.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata, Cariburn, XFA-27, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 10B
  • Stat changes: +Mobility/Stability, -Defense
  • Price: $10800

Minotaur Engine

  • Description: Extremely high power output, but difficult to control.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, XFA-27, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 12A/B
  • Stat changes: +Speed, -Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $12200

Bullet Engine

  • Description: An engine designed exclusively for speed.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 12A
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power, -Mobility/Stability, Increased Weight
  • Price: $17900

RAMJet Engine

  • Description: A powerful engine providing a large increase in speed.
  • Comptaible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27
  • Unlocked by: Eliminate star unit in Mission 14B
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power, -Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $22400

SCRAMJet Engine

  • Description: Although difficult to control, this engine provides a massive increase in speed.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Eliminate star unit in Mission 14A
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power, -Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $25600

Hydra Engine

  • Description: The 4 engines create a multiplier effect providing explosive power.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata
  • Unlocked by: Employ YR-302 Fregata to clear Mission 02 with S rank
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power, -Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $51600

Mercury Engine

  • Description: An advanced drive mechanism that provides a vast increase in maneuverability (3D Thrust Vectoring Nozzles).
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 01 with S rank using the X-02 Wyvern
  • Stat changes: +Mobility/Stability, -Defense
  • Price: $30700

C-Cycle Engine

  • Description: A state of the art engine combining characteristics from multiple engines
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27
  • Unlocked by: Perform 100 sorties
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power, -Mobility/Stability/Defense
  • Price: $36700

Hayabusa Engine

  • Description: A well-balanced engine streamlined for efficiency.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play Multiplayer mode Dogfight: Survive
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Power
  • Price: $14000

Wing

Adv Trimtab

  • Description: Increases aircraft stability.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 03A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Stability, -Mobility/Defense
  • Price: $3100

Extra Airbrake

  • Description: Increases airbrake performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Eradicate star unit in Mission 04A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Stability, -Speed/Air-to-Air
  • Price: $4600

Extra Ladder

  • Description: Increases aircraft stability and yaw performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, XFA-27
  • Unlocked by: Eliminate star unit in Mission 03B
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Mobility/Stability, -Speed
  • Price: $8500

Air Gripper

  • Description: Increases aircraft stability and decreases stalls.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 07A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Stability, -Speed/Mobility
  • Price: $5400

Extra V Canard

  • Description: Increases aircraft stability and yaw performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Cariburn, Fregata
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 09A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Mobility/Stability, -Speed/Defense
  • Price: $15200

Extra Elron

  • Description: The lightweight aileron allows for increased roll performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Eliminate star unit in mission 09B
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air-/Mobility, -Air-to-Ground/Stability/Defense
  • Price: $11900

Extra Canard

  • Description: The improved canard allows for increased pitch performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Cariburn, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 12A/B
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Mobility/Stability, -Speed/Defense
  • Price: $12700

Thornback Fin

  • Description: Greatly increases aircraft stability at low speeds.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, XFA-27, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 12B
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Stability, -Speed/Air-to-Air/Mobility
  • Price: $18400

Sylph Wing

  • Description: This aircraft specific aileron provides increased maneuverability befitting of its name.
  • Compatible aircraft: Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Select XR-45 Cariburn to complete Mission 01 with S Rank
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground/Mobility/Stability, Light Weight, -Defense
  • Price: $55600

Adv Actuator

  • Description: This aileron actuator provides a dramatic increase in maneuverability.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Achieve total flight time of 10:00'00
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Mobility/Stability, -Speed/Defense
  • Price: $35800

Adv Balancetab

  • Description: Increases stability at a slight cost to maneuverability.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play multiplayer mode Air Superiority.
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground/Stability, -Mobility/Defense
  • Price: $9000

Advanced Anti Balance Tab

  • Description: Increases flight-control response at a slight cost to stability.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play multiplayer Beacon Battle mode.
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Mobility, -Stability/Defense
  • Price: $9000

Armor

Scale Armor

  • Description: Composed of multiple anti ballistic panels resembling the scales of a fish.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 03A
  • Stat changes: +Defense ; -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $4200

CFRP Conversion

  • Description: The fuselage is replaced with a radar absorbent material increasing stealth properties.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 04B
  • Stat changes: +Stealth/Speed;-Stability/Defense
  • Price: $5400

Ceramic Armor

  • Description: Extremely tough ceramic armor.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 07A or 07B
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $6800

RAM Coat

  • Description: A radar absorbent coat increases stealth properties.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus, XFA-27, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 07C
  • Stat changes: +Stealth, -Defense
  • Price: $11300

Beetle Armor

  • Description: Tough anti ballistic armor characterized by its exquisite curvature.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata, Forneus, XFA-27, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 08B
  • Stat changes: +Mobility/Defense up, -Speed/Stability
  • Price: $8100

NERA Armor

  • Description: The armor's inner liner reacts upon impact effectively reducing damage.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 11B
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility
  • Price: $9500

Titanium Armor

  • Description: Tough armor made from a dense alloy.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 12A
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $13800

Light Armor

  • Description: Light weight achieved at the expense of protection.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy starred unit in mission 12C
  • Stat changes: +Speed/Mobility/Stability, Light Weight; -Defense
  • Price: $12600

Adv Titanium

  • Description: Complete titanium armor boasting excellent defense properties.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 15A
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $20700

Diffusion Coat

  • Description: Highly advanced radar diffusion technology increases stealth properties.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus
  • Unlocked by: Employ the YR-99 Forneus to clear Mission 09A with S ranking
  • Stat changes: Increased Radar Diffusion, -Defense
  • Price: $49600

TiAl Armor

  • Description: Next generation lightweight titanium aluminide armor.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: General Total Rewards amount of 1,000,000
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $35700

Composite Armor

  • Description: A highly impact resistant armor composed of various materials.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play the multiplayer mission "Escort"
  • Stat changes: +Defense, -Speed/Mobility/Stability, Increased Weight.
  • Price: $16900

Weapons

Destructive Missile

  • Description: The destructive power of each missile is increased while missile payload is decreased.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 05A
  • Stat changes: Increased MSSL Damage, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, Reduced MSSL Reserve, -Mobility/Speed
  • Price: $15900

Kinetic Energy Penetration Shell

  • Description: Firing range is reduced in exchange for high penetration.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 07A
  • Stat changes: Increased GUN Damage, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, Decreased GUN Range, -Mobility/Speed
  • Price: $8800

Long Range Gun

  • Description: Destructive power is reduced in exchange for increased firing range.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 07B
  • Stat changes: Increased GUN Range, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, Decreased GUN Damage, -Stability
  • Price: $9200

Extra Hardpoint

  • Description: Missile and special weapons payload is increased along with overall weight.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Forneus, Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 08A
  • Stat changes: Increased Payload, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $9900

Extra Ammo

  • Description: Some maneuverability is lost in exchange for increased missile and special weapon payload.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear Mission 13A or 14A
  • Stat changes: Increased Payload, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $17400

Enhanced Special Homing Missile

  • Description: Overall destructive power of homing missile is increased.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Eliminate star unit in Mission 13A
  • Stat changes: Increased Shockwave Damage, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility
  • Price: $24600

Tracker MSSL

  • Description: Standard missile equipped with a CPU for increased tracking performance.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in Mission 13B
  • Stat changes: MSSL Homing, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $28800

Scarface MBS (Quad. Missile Bay)

  • Description: The limiter is removed, allowing 4 missiles to be fired in succession.
  • Compatible aircraft: XFA-27
  • Unlocked by: Employ XFA-27 to clear Mission 04B with S-Rank
  • Stat changes: Multi MSSL, +Air-to-Air/Air-to Ground, -Stability
  • Price: 76500

Long Range MSSL

  • Description: Standard missile equipped with a boster for increased firing range.
  • Compatible aircraft: X-02
  • Unlocked by: Employ X-02 Wyvern to clear Mission 13A with S-ranking
  • Stat changes: Increased MSSL Range, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility
  • Price: $45100

Laser Extender

  • Description: TLS output is increased lengthening the irradiation time.
  • Compatible aircraft: FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Employ ADF-01 FALKEN to clear Mission 10A with S Ranking
  • Stat changes: TLS firing time extension, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Defense
  • Price: $69800

Destructive Bomb

  • Description: Equipped with a supplementary warhead triggered upon initial detonation.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata
  • Unlocked by: Destroy 500 ground targets
  • Stat changes: Increased Bomb Damage, +Air-to-Ground, -Speed/Mobility/Stability
  • Price: $22700

LSB (High-Speed Ammunition)

  • Description: Machine gun equipped with high-speed ammunition.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play multiplayer "Dogfight: Shootout" mission.
  • Stat changes: Increased Bullet Speed, +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, -Mobility
  • Price: $12000

Cockpit

Emergency Auto-Pilot System

  • Description: Automatically adjusts the aircraft's position at low altitude to reduce chances of crashing.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 05A
  • Stat changes: Stability up
  • Price: $7600

Raven

  • Description: Software designed to increase air-to-air capabilities.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 06A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air; Air-to-Ground
  • Price $6500

Terra Hammer

  • Description: Software designed to increase air-to-ground capabilities.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 06B
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground; -Air-to-Air
  • Price: $6500

Hawk Eye

  • Description: A system designed to amplify the camera's magnification.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 08A
  • Stat changes: N/A (Camera Zoom)
  • Price: $5900

Automatic Machine gun Fire Device

  • Description: Machine gun is automatically fired when gun reticule is displayed.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Cariburn, XFA-27, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Clear mission 11A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground
  • Price: $12500

Tracer

  • Description: The trajectory of airborne objects is displayed on the HUD.
  • Compatible aircraft: Forneus, Cariburn, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 10A
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Peripheral Lock-On Range
  • Price: $13200

AAM Jammer

  • Description: Decreases radar lock-on capability of enemy missiles.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, XFA-27, FALKEN, X-02
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 11A
  • Stat changes: Radar Jamming; -Defense
  • Price: $21100

Fenrir ECMS

  • Description: Powerful jamming waves are released effectively destabilizing enemy lock-on.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis, Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn
  • Unlocked by: Destroy star unit in mission 15B
  • Stat changes: Lock-on Disrupter; -Defense
  • Price: $38500

Earth Shaker

  • Description: Instantly analyzes landscape for increased air-to-ground capabilities.
  • Compatible aircraft: Apalis
  • Unlocked by: Employ XFA-24A Apalis to complete mission 03A with S rank
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Ground up; Wide Lock-on
  • Price: $34200

Sniper OS

  • Description: The gun reticule is directly linked to the direction of the machine gun automatically aligning fire.
  • Compatible aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Destroy 300 air targets
  • Stat changes: Automatic Gun Reticle; +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground
  • Price $33000

Argus

  • Description: The seeker is linked directly to the COFFIN system, widening the range of operation.
  • Compatible aircraft: Fregata, Forneus, Cariburn, FALKEN
  • Unlocked by: Destroy a total of 400 targets using the Fregata, Cariburn, Forneus, and FALKEN in Campaign or Free Mission (with at least one kill on each aircraft) OR play the multiplayer mission "Dog Fight: Shoot out" 20 times or more[1]
  • Stat changes: Wide Lock-on, Multi Lock-on; +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground; -Stability
  • Price $42000

Salamander

  • Description: A highly versatile advanced firing control system.
  • Compatible Aircraft: All
  • Unlocked by: Play multiplayer mission "Base Assault"
  • Stat changes: +Air-to-Air/Air-to-Ground, Multi-Lock
  • Price: $14400

Trivia

  • The XFA-27's Scarface MBS upgrade is a clear homage to the plane's distinctive ability to simultaneously launch four missiles in Ace Combat 2. The part's namesake is the main character of Ace Combat 2, Scarface One.

References

  1. Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception - The Complete Guide, page 217.
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