AirForces Monthly

AirForces Monthly Magazine is devoted to modern military aircraft and their air arms. Providing unrivalled news coverage – often exclusively – the editorial covers all aspects of military aviation, region by region, offering readers features on the strengths of the world’s air forces, their conflicts, weaponry and exercises.

The world’s number one military aviation magazine

AirForces Monthly provides the best military aviation news coverage from around the globe and is essential reading for anyone seeking a well-informed view.

AirForces Monthly is devoted entirely to modern military aircraft and their air arms. It has built up a formidable reputation worldwide by reporting from places not generally covered by other military magazines. Its world news is the best around, covering all aspects of military aviation, region by region. AirForces Monthly represents an unrivalled combination of news and reporting, aided by the best network of freelance reporters anywhere in the world.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the world's air forces
  • Detailed attrition section
  • Insights into the latest military technology
  • Military conflicts, weaponry and exercises
  • Personnel interviews
  • Reader feedback in the lively letters page
  • Superb colour photography
  • The hottest military aviation news - by continent
  • World exclusives

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Back Issues

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AirForces Monthly December 2022

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AirForces Monthly November 2022

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AirForces Monthly October 2022

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Latest Articles

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How does the Italian Air Force train its pilots?

Joe Campion details the process prospective pilots undergo before becoming official military aircrew of the Aeronautica Militare.

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Italian Air Force Air Chief reveals his top priorities

In March, the Aeronautica Militare celebrated 100 years of operations. Joe Campion recently visited Italy to explore the air force’s current structure and its future aspirations

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US in Africa: The Secret Wars You've Never Heard About

Attacks by Islamists terrorists on US bases have largely gone unreported. Al J Venter looks at the secret war raging in Africa

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Defending the Amazon: Inside Brazilian Army Aviation Command

Dirk Jan de Ridder visits the Brazilian Army Aviation Command in the heart of the Amazon, 30 years after it permanently started operating helicopters from the capital of the rainforest

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AirForces Monthly June 2023

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The fate of Ukraine's Il-76TD ‘Candid’ fleet revealed

Babak Taghvaee takes a look at the fate of the Ukraine Air Force Il-76TD ‘Candid’ fleet, and the effects of the Russian Invasion

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NATO on Alert: Dutch F-35As on the Alliance's Eastern Flank

As the Royal Netherlands Air Force deploys eight F-35s to Malbork Air Base in Poland, Giovanni Colla assesses how they are contributing to NATO's deter and defence mission along its Eastern Flank

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Just how powerful is Russia's strategic bomber force?

Alexander Mladenov examines the current state, operations and inventory of Russia’s long-range bomber fleet which has been undergoing upgrades while also seeing active service in Ukraine

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A Typhoon pilot perspective on Spears of Victory

AFM gained an exclusive viewpoint from No 6 Sqn pilot, Flt Lt Matthews, as he returned from Saudi Arabia after taking part in the multi-national exercise, Spears of Victory.

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Exercise Spears of Victory: Saudi Arabia’s Red Flag

The Royal Saudi Air Force recently held its own Red Flag which saw three air powers from the Gulf Co-operation Council – GCC, as well as Greece, Pakistan, US and UK. AirForces Monthly explains

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Magazine Contacts 

Editor

editor@airforcesmonthly.com

Designer

Lee Howson 

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