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‘Bats’ re-born

As No IX (Bomber) Squadron sees out its time as one of the last two Panavia Tornado GR4 units at RAF Marham, it’s next era is … Read More

‘KC Hawgs’ in Hawaii

A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing from Whiteman AFB, Missouri, have deployed to MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, arriving … Read More

Eagles in the deep freeze!

Extreme winter weather can bring the unprepared to a grinding halt. Not so the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. These remarkable images … Read More

Big year for ‘Red Flag’

Nellis AFB is gearing up for a busy year of ‘Red Flag’ exercises. ’19-1′ wraps up this week, with ’19-2′ … Read More

Japan’s ‘hyper-Viper’

You could tell two quite different stories about the Japanese Mitsubishi F-2 fighter, which was originally known as the FS-X, explains … Read More

New Eagles increasingly likely for USAF

The US Air Force looks to be moving towards a purchase of new F-15X Eagles from Boeing. F-15Cs that are attached to three active-duty … Read More

Strike Eagle squadron — coming soon to Combat Aircraft

Ever wondered what it’s like to spend a day in the life of a famous USAF fighter squadron? Combat Aircraft has been behind-the-scenes … Read More

Can the USAF expand?

‘America’s military has no preordained right to victory on the battlefield,’ so says US Air Force chief Gen David Goldfein. So … Read More

First KC-46 delivered to USAF

The first two Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft were delivered to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and 931st ARW at McConnell AFB, Kansas, … Read More

RAF’s Tornado ‘retro jet’ in action

The third and last of the Royal Air Force’s specially marked Tornado GR4s took to the air yesterday for an air-to-air photo sortie … Read More

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