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  1. Passing out parade at 68 Air School

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    ... as the foundation of technical training in the South African Air Force and is hosting the parade where SAAF Chief: Air Staff Governance, Major General LJ Selepe, is the review officer for the parade marking ...
    Friday, 18 August 2017
  2. Ex Ndlovu 2017 fine-tunes border protection

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... exercise was performed by Exercise Control, based at The Bluff, also in the east coast province’s major harbour city. A total of 1 400 personnel from the SA Air Force (SAAF) , SA Army, SA Military ...
    Friday, 18 August 2017
  3. 15 Squadron mercy mission in rural KwaZulu-Natal

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... district. According to Major Mpho Mathebula of SA Air Force (SAAF) Corporate Communications there were 17 schoolchildren in the load bay of the bakkie. “The severity of injuries and difficulty in ...
    Thursday, 17 August 2017
  4. The National Ceremonial Guard – not only a precision drill showcase

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... SANDF Chief, General Solly Shoke, and the Service arms chiefs – Lieutenant General Zakes Msimang (SAAF), Lieutenant General Lindile Yam (SA Army), Lieutenant General Aubrey Sedibe (SA Military Health Service) ...
    Wednesday, 16 August 2017
  5. South Africa still in the dark over SAAF Cuba flight

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... the Directorate: Corporate Communications of the SANDF was “just not good enough”. Marais maintains the shortage of airlift platforms in the SAAF means the allocation of one for a long distance tasking ...
    Wednesday, 16 August 2017
  6. South Africa’s pioneering air show display pilots

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... years, such as when three legendary SAAF pilots, Tinky Jones, Fritz Johl and Fred Potgieter tied the wingtips of their Harvards to each other with painted ropes and performed formation aerobatic displays ...
    Tuesday, 15 August 2017
  7. Parliamentary question asked about C-130BZ Cuba flight as SANDF still silent

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... imperatives have been sacrificed by government and the SANDF for the benefit of “their Cuban friends and allies”. Without any official response from either the SA Air Force (SAAF) or the SANDF there ...
    Tuesday, 01 August 2017
  8. Destination of mystery air force Hercules flight revealed

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    A South African Air Force (SAAF) C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft recently photographed at the remote South Atlantic island of Saint Helena was en route to Cuba, carrying the personal belongings of ...
    Monday, 31 July 2017
  9. SAAF C-130BZ lands at St Helena, now back in SA

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The SA Air Force (SAAF) is not telling, despite being asked, where one of its C-130BZs was going when it landed on the island of St Helena. The aging transporter landed on the Atlantic Ocean island’s ...
    Thursday, 27 July 2017
  10. Wings over Langebaanweg. Stories from a South African Air Force Base

    Category: Resources/Book Reviews

    Hermanus-based Andrew Embleton’s third book on SA Air Force (SAAF) training looks set to be a winner with the military flying fraternity. “Wings over Langebaanweg. Stories from a South African Air ...
    Tuesday, 25 July 2017

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