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African Development Bank showcases impact of Korean drone technology for agriculture

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Drone technology is being used to collect and analyse data, and monitor irrigated areas, combat pests At a special event highlighting the partnership between the...

South Africa joins international space weather monitoring community

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South Africa is looking to take a leading role in the international space weather monitoring community, as it moves to become a key provider...

Advances in drone technology come under the spotlight

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Advances in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, technology were once again under the spotlight at a Drone Conference held at Emperor’s Palace last...

Honorary RAeS Fellowship for Des Barker

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Retired SA Air Force (SAAF) major general Des Barker has become only the second South African to be awarded Honorary Fellowship of the prestigious...

SAAF Museum Air Show set for August

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With this year’s Rand Air Show postponed until 2020, Gauteng aviation enthusiasts only have the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum air show on 31...

First flight of teen-built Sling 4 light aircraft ahead of trans-continental journey

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Tedderfield Airfield, south of Johannesburg, over the weekend witnessed the public unveiling and first flight of a Sling 4 light aircraft built by a...

Malian Mi-35 spotted ahead of delivery

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Mali’s Air Force is set to take delivery of another Mi-35M attack helicopter from Russia, with the aircraft seen undergoing test flights earlier this...

South African Airways requests urgent state funding as it appoints interim CEO

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South African Airways (SAA) appointed its head of operations as acting chief executive on Friday and said it needs 4 billion rand ($265 million)...

CSIR progressing with UAV developments

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is getting ready for flight testing of its Long Endurance Modular Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (LEMU), which...

Morocco seeking Apaches

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Morocco is looking to acquire a number of Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the United States, with the deal to be concluded within...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...