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Aerospace

Update: Eight injured after Oryx flies through wires

The Oryx that crashed outside the Hugenot tunnel.The South African Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter that crashed on the N1 highway just outside Cape Town on Sunday morning was transporting a helicopter engine when if flew through newly erected wires.

 

Paramount’s AHRLAC ramps up production

Two Ahrlacs.On a wall of the AHRLAC production facility at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria, there is a quote from Albert Einstein. “Imagination is more important than knowledge,” reads the quote.

 

Heron I completes one year of flight operations for the Bundeswehr in Mali

A Heron UAV.The Heron I unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system, which is stationed at the Gao air base for the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) as part of the UN’s MINUSMA mission in Mali, logged its 3,000th flight hour in November.

   

Final countdown for large Cape airshow

A Gripen with the Silver Falcons.With a byline of “See It, Hear It, Feel It,” aviation enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the opening of the gates for the AFB Langebaanweg and Silver Falcon 50th Anniversary Airshow this Saturday 9 December.

 

Africa's airlines to incur $100 million loss in 2018 – IATA

Cape Town International airport.Africa’s airlines are expected to continue making a combined loss of $100 million in 2018, the same as 2017, in spite of an anticipated 8% growth in demand and capacity expansion of 7.5%.

   

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