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Senegalese Air Force Chief flies L-39NG

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The Chief of the Senegalese Air Force, General Joseph Mamadou Diop, has flown the Aero Vodochody L-39NG for the first time. Senegal is the...

DR Congo aircraft crash – all aboard feared dead

A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo and all eight passengers and crew are feared dead, a presidential adviser told Reuters. ...

Tunisia looking to acquire T-6C trainers

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Tunisia’s military is looking at acquiring a dozen T-6C Texan II trainer aircraft from the United States in a deal worth more than $200...

Major drone contract for Israeli firm

Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems has won a contract worth $153 million to supply the army of a country in south-east Asia with unmanned...

Airlines Association of Southern Africa to discuss aviation’s economic support

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Impediments to the success of African carriers and the economies they support will be topics for discussion at the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s...

Ethiopian Airlines emergency landing

An Ethiopian Airlines aircraft made an emergency landing minutes after taking off in Senegal after an engine caught fire, an airport spokesman said. None...

Denel Aeronautics losing contracts

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Apart from voluntarily exiting the Airbus A400M components contracts to cut costs, Denel Aeronautics has lost its contracts with GKN and HondaJet due to...

Aeronautical Society gearing up for annual conference

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The Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA) is gearing up for its annual conference next week under the theme ‘African Aerospace – Innovation and...

Big drone on campus

United Parcel Service has won the US government’s first full approval to operate a drone airline, giving it a lead in the nascent US...

A-Darter type certification marks development completion

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A type certificate has been issued for the Denel Dynamics A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, with qualification and certification concluding development of the weapon,...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...