Combat Aircraft Journal

With in-depth editorial coverage alongside the finest imagery from the world’s foremost aviation photographers, Combat Aircraft Journal is North America’s Best-selling Military Aviation Magazine. With thought-provoking opinion pieces, detailed information and rare archive imagery, Combat Aircraft is your one-stop-source of military aviation news and features from across the globe.

America’s best-selling military aviation magazine

Combat Aircraft Journal is North America’s Best-selling Military Aviation Magazine. Renowned for its in-depth coverage of the world of military aviation, Combat Aircraft includes reports, expert briefings and special features on current military aircraft and industry matters. Illustrated with the finest images provided by the world’s leading aviation photographers, Combat Aircraft also links coverage of modern subjects with outstanding historical stories from World War II and the Cold War years, including rare archive imagery.

As well as being visually stunning, Combat Aircraft offers readers a large amount of detailed information and thought-provoking opinion on topical military aviation issues.

Combat Aircraft offers you unprecedented access into squadron crew rooms, and straps you into the cockpits of the world’s greatest military aircraft!

Combat Aircraft is packed with:

  • The latest global military aviation news
  • In-depth air force reports
  • In-theatre battle and exercise coverage
  • World renowned air-to-air photography
  • Insights in weapons systems
  • Aerospace technology
  • Regular special feature sections and supplements

And much, much more!

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Editor

editor@combataircraftjournal.com

For subscription and mail order enquiries:

orders@keypublishing.com

Designer

Dominique Maynard dominique.maynard@keypublishing.com

Special Projects Co-ordinator

Ian Maxwell ian.maxwell@keypublishing.com

North American News Editor

Tom Kaminski tjkaminski@optonline.net

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Cheryl Thornburn cheryl.thornburn@keypublishing.com

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Combat Aircraft Journal August 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal August 2020

The man who restored a MiG

American Jon Blanchette was looking for something “a bit more interesting than a car” as a project. Then a crate turned up from Poland with the contents of an old MiG 17…

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'Vipers' on Patrol!

The Belgian Air Component completed the latest Baltic Air Policing detachment in April, the latter portion of which was conducted under new regulations bought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lightning and Coronavirus: Counting the Cost

The F-35 Lightning II program is gathering pace on a global scale, but will the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic force lower operating costs for nations in financial peril?

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Backing Broncos!

Blue Air Training is one of the expanding numbers of contractor air support companies in the US that are helping the military with its readiness requirements. Combat Aircraft Journal meets the company during operations at Yuma, Arizona, as it rolled out its new OV-10 Broncos.

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Combat Aircraft Journal July 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal July 2020

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Swedish Road Trip!

Sweden has taken a very different stance when it comes to the global coronavirus pandemic and in April the Swedish Air Force participated in a road operations exercise to demonstrate how it can maintain readiness even in times of great stress.

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Lightning Demo!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Capt Kristin ‘BEO’ Wolfe, the 2020 US Air Force F-35A demonstration team pilot.

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Dragons over the Caribbean!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Colombia’s A-37 ‘Dragons’, which have proven their worth on many occasions over an incredible 40-year history.

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Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020...