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SAAF seeking support services for its Falcons

Nothing having been made public to the contrary, the SA Air Force (SAAF) is still operating in austerity mode with acquisition replaced by maintenance...

Western Cape ready for wildfire season

As is customary every November, the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs finalised its firefighting resources in preparation for the worst summer...

15 Squadron integral part of rescue technician training

The only SA Air Force (SAAF) helicopter squadron on the east coast – 15 in Durban – recently provided airborne platforms for...

“Critical maintenance events” impact on SAAF maritime patrol capabilities

Aircraft used by the SA Air Force (SAAF) for the maritime patrol tasking are not only in short supply - they are...

First female SA military graduate from Maxwell Air University

Colonel Zoleka Niyabo has become the first female military officer in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to graduate from the...

SAAF CHU medal parade in DR Congo

The cloud hanging over the future of the SA Air Force (SAAF) composite helicopter unit (CHU) deployed in the Democratic Republic of...

Gallery: SAAF Air Capability Demonstration 2018

The South African Air Force held its 2018 Air Capability Demonstration at the Roodewal bombing range on 18 September 2018. Click here to...

SAAFA on Air Force Memorial maintenance

The SA Air Force Association (SAAFA) points out it has been "very much a junior partner" in maintaining the Air Force...

Falcon 50 flying again as SAAF improves aircraft maintenance

Efforts to get the South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) VIP jet fleet flying again appear to be bearing fruit, with one of...

AFB Waterkloof turns 80

AFB Waterkloof today (August 1) marks its 80th anniversary. It started life on 1 August 1938 as Waterkloof Air Station as a practice...

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Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable “on-the-job” training for both sailors and airmen,...

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