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Civil Aviation

Updated CAASA index shows signs of aviation recovery in SA

Aircraft at Lanseria.The Commercial Aviation Association of South Africa (CAASA) has released its updated aviation activity index, which shows an improvement in the second quarter of 2017 after a “disappointing” first quarter.

Gallery: Rand airshow 2017

A Harvard during the 2017 Rand airshow.Rand Airport hosted its annual air show on Sunday 20 August, which saw a varied lineup of aircraft take part in an action-packed show. This included a mass helicopter formation, Aeronca C3 (the oldest flying aircraft on the South African register), a mass radial formation and much more. Click here to view the gallery.

Kenya Airways cancels some flights due to pilots' 'go-slow' protest

A Kenya Airways Dreamliner.Kenya Airways cancelled an unspecified number of flights on Monday after pilots refused to take up some shifts, the airline said.

Airline pilot demand outlook

altBoeing has released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years, including 24 000 new pilots in Africa and 23 000 new technicians.

Drones help WCape farmers

A Phantom UAV.Elsenburg farmers in the Western Cape have found valuable ways to use drone technology in their farming efforts, so says Western Cape MEC for economic opportunities, Alan Winde.


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