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  1. Cheetahs going to Florida

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    Twelve Cheetahs, once the major component of the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) sharp-end fighter jet inventory, have been sold to US-based Draken International. According to Denel, the South African government ...
    Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  2. Update: Eight injured after Oryx flies through wires

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    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. ...
    Sunday, 10 December 2017
  3. SAAF flew less than allocated flight hours in 2016/17

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The SA Air Force (SAAF) left nearly 20% of its allocated flying hours unused for the 2016/16 financial year. The latest annual report of the Department of Defence, made public late in November, ...
    Friday, 08 December 2017
  4. Combating drug trafficking the main focus of Ex Oxide 2017

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... damaged by a storm in Durban in October and replaced by the B2M vessel Champlain. Other French assets include a CASA CN235 aircraft and Panther helicopter. These flew in formation with a SAAF C-47TP ahead ...
    Thursday, 07 December 2017
  5. Final countdown for large Cape airshow

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... anticipated event is an integral part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the SA Air Force’s (SAAF) Silver Falcons aerobatic team. Enthusiasts will be able to see virtually all the types operated ...
    Wednesday, 06 December 2017
  6. Gallery: SAAF Museum flying day

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The South African Air Force Museum at AFB Zwartkop held its last flying day for the year on 2 December, which also marked the end of Retired General Hugh Paine’s flying duties at the SAAF Museum. This ...
    Monday, 04 December 2017
  7. Saab awarded SAAF Gripen support contract

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    Saab has received a contract to support the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) fleet of 26 Gripens between November 2017 and February 2020. The contract is worth R314 million and covers airworthiness management, ...
    Monday, 04 December 2017
  8. SA needs more radars for border safeguarding

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) needs at least 50 radars to adequately protect its borders, according to a SAAF general. Brigadier General Jacobus E Crous, speaking at the recent South African ...
    Friday, 01 December 2017
  9. Armscor planning to arm itself against cyber-attacks

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... SA Air Force (SAAF). The procurement project is for what has been described by Armscor as “a mass aircrew expansion” that will see extensive modifications to the cockpits of three aircraft types in service ...
    Thursday, 30 November 2017
  10. 21 Squadron VVIP transport budget “blown” by millions

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Another Parliamentary question put to Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has shown the SA Air Force (SAAF) “blew its budget” for VVIP and VIP transport by no less than R35 million in the 2016/17 financial ...
    Tuesday, 28 November 2017

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