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@combataircraftjournal.com

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orders@keypublishing.com

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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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LIGHTNING STRIKES IN ICELAND

Italy deployed F-35A Lightning IIs operationally for the first time in October to undertake the NATO air policing mission safeguarding Iceland’s airspace

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CHINA REVEALS NEW SUPERSONIC RECON DRONE

CUTTING EDGE: China reveals new supersonic recon drone

HH-60W production approved

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

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RED HAWK: SOLVING THE PILOT CRISIS

The US Air Force is evaluating how the Boeing/ Saab T-7A Red Hawk program could be accelerated

New versions of P-1 planned

KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (KHI) plans to develop an electronic warfare version of its jet-powered P-1 maritime patrol aircraft.

Canadian SAR aircraft rolled out

AIRBUS MILITARY ROLLED out the first CC-295 Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from the paint hangar at its facility in Seville, Spain, on October 8.

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RUSSIAN POWER PLAY

Exercise ‘Tsentr’ is an annual showcase of Russian military power, pulling together regional allies for a comprehensive series of war games.

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LEBANESE LIGHT ATTACK

The Lebanese Air Force’s 7 Squadron is now well established operating the A-29B Super Tucano as a supreme and versatile light attack platform.

USAF considers new role for C-5M

THE USAF IS considering modifications for its C-5M fleet that would allow the Super Galaxy to support large-scale aeromedical evacuation missions.

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REPLACE OR RETAIN? THE NEED TO DIVEST OLD AIRCRAFT…

Senior US Air Force officials are highlighting the need to divest some legacy platforms that are costly and possibly no longer fit for purpose.