How RAF Voyagers made NATO Eastern Flank patrols possible
RAF Typhoons have been a regular player in the combat air patrols over NATO’s Eastern Flank since February 24 last year, but without the RAF Voyager, the job would have been a lot more complicated, as Wg Cdr Mike Udall, Officer Commanding of 101 Sqn based at RAF Brize Norton, explains to Alan Warnes
OPINION: What is going on with the RAF's Hawk T2 fleet?
With the RAF now suffering a crisis in its advanced jet training capability following the grounding of its Hawk T2 fleet due to engine woes, Alan Warnes asks why the UK MOD appears to be in disarray and whether or not this will be exacerbated in the upcoming Integrated Defence Review Refresh
Spain to arm Eurofighters with Brimstone missiles
The Spanish Air and Space Force has selected MBDA’s Brimstone air-to-ground missile for its fleet of Eurofighters
Bahrain shows off upgraded AH-1FB Cobras
Two upgraded Royal Bahraini Air Force AH-1FB Cobras made their public debut during the latest edition of the Bahrain International Airshow, held from November 9-11, 2022
OPINION: Should the West donate more military aircraft to Ukraine?
As the Ukraine-Russia War continues into what will be a brutal winter, Alan Warnes asks whether or not the West should donate more military aircraft to Ukraine?
Bahrain’s first AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter makes public debut
The first Bell AH-1Z Viper to be delivered to the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) appeared in the static display at the recent Bahrain International Airshow, which took place from November 9-11
OPINION: Should the rise of 'woke' wipe out US Confederate base names?
As the US Army moves to rename bases that honour Confederate leaders from the American Civil War, Alan Warnes asks whether the rise of 'woke' trends should force militaries around the globe to try to rewrite their histories?
Baltic Gripens: Inside recent Czech and Hungarian Air Policing ops
For two months, Saab Gripen-Cs from both the Hungarian and Czech air forces stood armed at Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania. The first time ever in nearly 20 years of Baltic Air Policing. And as Combat Aircraft Journal reports, it should never have happened
Aerial firefighting: Combatting wildfires in the Czech Republic
During late July, the Czech Republic saw one of its worst ever wildfires that spanned over a week. AirForces Monthly travelled to the affected areas to see the aerial firefighting operation unfold
Two more Kazakh L-39Cs fly again from Aero
Two of ten Kazakhstan Air Defence Force (KADF) L-39C Albatrosses that have been going through overhaul and upgrade at Aero Vodochody since mid-2020, were seen flying from the company's facility near Prague, Czech Republic, on September 7