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'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!

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Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.

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The Nighthawk Returns!

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Last February, Combat Aircraft Journal brought you the incredible story of the still-active F-117A Nighthawks that were photographed and filmed flying at low level in the Mojave Desert. Aircraft continued to be seen throughout 2019, but of recent their appearances had dropped off. However, now the F-117 is back!

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Phantom Survivors: Gone but not Forgotten

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Operational F-4s have dwindled over the past decade, with some notable retirements and events.

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Phantom Survivors: Iranian Survivors

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The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) has operated F-4s since 1968, and today retains a significant number of these aircraft as the backbone of its aging fighter force.

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Phantom Survivors: Korea's Rare 'Rhinos'

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The Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) still operates a squadron of F-4Es, with the type set to be replaced in the next few years.

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Phantom Survivors: The Last F-4 Smoke Trails!

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The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is one of the most iconic fighter aircraft of all time. In this special supplement, Combat Aircraft Journal details the final operators of the mighty ‘Rhino’.

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Video Interview: Commanding the Fighting Saints!

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Combat Aircraft Journal Editor, Jamie Hunter, interviews CDR Andrew Craig, commanding officer (CO) of VFC-13 - a US Navy adversary squadron at NAS Fallon flying the F-5N and supporting fleet training and TOPGUN.

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Commanding the Force!

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Jamie Hunter meets Air Cdre Mark Chappell, the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Force Commander, who oversees all elements of the current operation.

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Lakenheath Strike Eagles return from deployment sporting wrestler nose art

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The 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS) returned to RAF Lakenheath from its latest Middle East deployment on March 1.

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F-15EX maintaining combat mass

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The US Department of Defense has finally secured funding for an initial batch of F-15EX Advanced Eagles from Boeing...

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