Features

The Nighthawk Returns!

Jamie Hunter

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!

Jamie Hunter
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RAF Rivet Joints: Out of the Shadows

Dino Carrara

The RAF has been highly secretive over the years about the electronic intelligence role of 51 Sqn. With this in mind, Aviation News Editor Dino Carrara was intrigued to hear what would be revealed at a recent press event held at RAF Waddington.

Dino Carrara
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A Dove reincarnated

Sebastian Schmitz

First flown in 1945, the classic DH Dove is still flying in limited numbers...

Sebastian Schmitz
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East German MiG-21s: Cold War Fishbeds

DOUG GORDON

The MiG-21 Fishbed was the mainstay of many Warsaw Pact air forces...

DOUG GORDON
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Air Hollywood: Flights of Fantasy

FRANK B MORMILLO

The logistics and costs of filming at airports and on board real aircraft mean that most movies, TV shows, music videos and adverts use sets and props for aviation-themed scenes...

FRANK B MORMILLO
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Baby Boeings in Britain

Matt Falcus

Boeing scored a big success with its 737-200 twinjet...

Matt Falcus
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UK Aviation Museums: Top picks

The United Kingdom has more than 100 aircraft museums and collections open to the public...

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Short haul, long aircraft: Iberia A340-600 to London

Spencer Bennett

Spencer Bennett samples a short-haul Iberia
flight...

Spencer Bennett
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Nuclear B-52s: Doomsday bombers

Tom Kaminski

The B-52 was designed to deliver nuclear strikes...

Tom Kaminski
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Bandeirante: Embraer’s first aircraft

João Paulo Moralez

The Bandeirante helped establish Embraer as a leading aircraft manufacturer...

João Paulo Moralez