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Raptors on the road
In October, F-22A Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis stopped off at RAF Lakenheath for a Fighter Training Detachment en route home from combat operations in the Middle East. Jamie Hunter caught up with the 1st Fighter Wing team as they completed their spell in the UK.

Belgian-French jet training connection
At the end of next year the last Belgian Air Component jet pilot students will complete their training with ETO 2/8 ‘Nice’ at Cazaux in southwest France. Stefan Degraef appraises the bi-national Advanced Jet Training School.

Fight to win
The Luftwaffe’s Fighter Weapons School is becoming established at Laage air base in northeast Germany. Stefan Petersen discovered how the school provides demanding training for top Eurofighter pilots and support personnel.



Rafale in Chammal
Three years on from the launch of Opération Chammal, the French military campaign against so-called Islamic State, Jean-Marc Tanguy examines the Rafale mission and talks to the Chief of Staff of the French Air Force André Lanata.

Iraqi L-159s in combat
This November marks the second anniversary of the Aero Vodochody L-159 Advanced Light Combat Aircraft’s (ALCA’s) arrival in Iraq. Since then, the Czech-built fighter has proven its qualities to the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) during a time of great need, as Alan Warnes discovers.

People’s Liberation Army Air Force Part Two
AFM continues its analysis of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), with Andreas Rupprecht assessing its latest structure and providing an up-to-date order of battle for its frontline units.

AND MUCH MORE!

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