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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Latest Articles

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TOPGUN: THE REAL STORY

The long-awaited sequel to the movie Top Gun is released in June...

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FROM STARFIGHTER TO EUROFIGHTER

One family’s history charts a remarkable story of the Luftwaffe,...

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MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK

Valkyrie Aero tackles contracted close air support

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GOSHAWK BACK ON TRACK

The US Navy was struggling to train new aviators amid big problems with its Boeing T-45 Goshawks in 2017.

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CONTRACT ADVERSARIES: USAF PROJECT MOVES AHEAD

The US Air Force announced at the end of October that it had earmarked seven companies to provide contract aggressor services across the combat air forces.

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READY ROOM: DRINKING FROM A DRONE

Ready Room - the story behind the US Navy headlnes

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ATLANTIC RESOLVE: DOWN AT THE DOCKS

‘Atlantic Resolve’ has seen a series of large US Army
deployments to Europe ...

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CUTTING EDGE

Russia's killer drone makes strikes in Syria

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AMERICA’S TANKER: TOO IMPORTANT TO FAIL?

This year has seen a succession of problems emerging for the USAF’s already delayed Boeing KC-46 tanker program...

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THE OPS DESK: DELIBERATE TARGETING

How tactical aircraft and special forces take down the world's most wanted

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Magazine Contacts 

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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