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Canadian demo pilot
AFM meets Capt Stefan Porteous, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CF-18 Demonstration Team pilot, as he prepares to take the show on the road for appearances at UK airshows. A report by Benoît Denet.

Is the RAF still broken?
As the Royal Air Force marks its centenary, Jon Lake asks whether Whitehall mandarins and political decision-makers are providing the level of support the service needs.

‘Panther’ taming at Luke
The F-35 is destined to follow in the footsteps of the F-16 and become ubiquitous worldwide. Ted Carlson visits Luke Air Force Base to discover more about the expansion of the international training effort for the fifth-generation fighter.

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Opération Chesapeake

The navies of the US and France recently completed a major training exercise off the US east coast. Henri-Pierre Grolleau joined a full squadron of Rafale Ms supported by a French E-2C operating from the US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush.

FORCE REPORT: Modern defenders of ancient Kush
East and West meet on the edge of Sub-Saharan Africa, where the Sudanese Air Force has amassed 50 years of combat experience. Mohamed Adam Nour reports on a secretive air arm.

Training the Swedish way

The Swedish Air Force’s Flying Training School, located at Malmen air base, is unlike any other, as Søren Nielsen discovers.

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