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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Back Issues

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Combat Aircraft Journal January 2021

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal January 2021

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Combat Aircraft Journal December 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal December 2020

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Combat Aircraft Journal November 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal November 2020

Latest Articles

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BLUE ANGELS' FINAL HORNET FLYOVER

Jacob WaryeAfter 34 years of flying the Hornet, the United States...

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SILENT SNOOPERS

BOEING RC-135As the Rivet Joint approaches its half-century,...

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VERTICALLY CHALLENGED

HARRIER IIWith the Harrier II already a decade out of UK service...

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BAE BIDS FOR JAPAN’S F-X

This artist’s impression concept picture reflects the imagery...

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RECENT LOSSES

• Two Afghan Air Force Mil Mi-17s collided in mid-air and crashed...

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IRAN’S FERAL TOMCATS

F-14sThe only country left flying Grumman F-14s is the troublesome...

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EMBRAER’S ELECTRIC STOL PLANE

A hybrid electric-powered short take-off and landing (STOL) transport...

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FIFTH NATO PHOENIX ARRIVES

Northrop GrummanThe fifth and final Northrop Grumman RQ-4D Phoenix...

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WALES WELCOMES FOUR NEW T-6C TEXANS

Brand new Royal Air Force Beechcraft T-6C Texan T1, serial number...

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CONTRACTS CORNER

A recently retired US Marines Bell AH-1W Super Cobra arrived...

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Magazine Contacts 

Editor

editor@combataircraftjournal.com

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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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