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  1. Efforts to restore SAAF Museum Spitfire underway

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    The 2000 SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum airshow was not a good one in that it lost its airworthy Spitfire in a crash but dedication and enthusiasm have prevailed and a project is underway to rebuild the iconic ...
    Friday, 20 July 2018
  2. New Silver Falcon joins the team

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... Falcons on 22 November 1967, the team initially flew Impala Mk I jet trainers before switching to five PC-7 Mk II turboprops in 1998. They are based at Air Force Base Langebaanweg, which is the SAAF’s ...
    Wednesday, 18 July 2018
  3. SA Navy funding and capacity need careful consideration – ISS

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... not be maintained, as the withdrawal of continuous South African Air Force (SAAF) capacity weakened the operation. While the SAAF has occasionally provided support, there have been times when there has ...
    Monday, 16 July 2018
  4. Armscor still adjudicating offers for Cessna 185s

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    Two weeks after tenders closed, Armscor is busy adjudicating offers for six former SA Air Force (SAAF) light aircraft. Tender E/2018/21 is for the sale of six Cessna 185s and related equipment. ...
    Friday, 13 July 2018
  5. DoD belatedly responds to defenceWeb article

    Category: Joint/Government Affairs

    Department of Defence head of communications, Siphiwe Dlamini, responded to a defenceWeb piece published on Tuesday, July 10. His statement reads: “The article ‘South African Air Force Chief apparently ...
    Thursday, 12 July 2018
  6. Modest results to date for blue economy component of Operation Phakisa

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... assets with the SA Air Force (SAAF) also a player. The maritime service has to protect assets such as fish stocks, offshore gas and oil deposits. This duty is currently assigned to its Valour Class ...
    Wednesday, 11 July 2018
  7. SAAF Chief apparently suspended – no comment from SANDF

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    SA Air Force (SAAF) Chief Lieutenant General Zakes Msimang is apparently on special leave after being suspended from duty. defenceWeb was reliably informed of the suspension on Monday. At the time ...
    Tuesday, 10 July 2018
  8. Ramaphosa flying SAA is costing the SAAF millions

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... aircraft but it is costing a lot. Afrikaans weekly Rapport has it that the SAAF forked out R1.5 million for a single return flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg using an SAA aircraft on 21 June. ...
    Monday, 09 July 2018
  9. RAF 100 flypast over London on Tuesday

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    In two years, the SA Air Force (SAAF) will mark its centenary and one can only hope there are already officers assigned to the event and that they will do more than take notes of an event in London next ...
    Friday, 06 July 2018
  10. Three SAN platforms to take part in Ex Atlasur

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... SA National Defence Force (SANDF) elements taking part in Atlasur XI are the SA Air Force (SAAF) with a single maritime surveillance aircraft, a 35 Squadron C-47TP as well as an Oryx medium transport helicopter, ...
    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

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