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RAF salutes Tornado GR4

The Royal Air Force has marked the retirement of its Panavia Tornado GR4 fleet in style with a diamond nine formation, with fly-bys … Read More

F-117 Nighthawk — still out there, still flying (clearest photos yet) UPDATED

Combat Aircraft has obtained the clearest photos yet of a flying Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk since the type was officially retired by … Read More

‘Centurion’ Typhoon fires Brimstone in combat

A Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon has fired an MBDA Brimstone missile in combat for the first time. The aircraft was on a routine … Read More

‘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

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

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

TOPGUN turning 50

Many Combat Aircraft readers will recall our September 2018 issue with our free supplement dedicated to the famous US Navy Fighter … Read More


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