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SAAF celebrates Prestige Day

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) today celebrated Air Force Prestige Day, marking the 99th year of the establishment of the Air Force and...

Spitfire 5518 restoration progresses with new canopy

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The first step on what is going to be a long journey to make South African Air Force (SAAF) Spitfire S/N5518 display-worthy has seen...

Egypt won’t sign Rafale jet deal during Macron visit

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France does not expect Egypt to finalize a deal to buy a further 12 Dassault Aviation-made Rafale fighter jets during President Emmanuel Macron’s visit...

Tunisia to send aircraft to support Minusma

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Tunisia will send a C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft and 75 personnel to support the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali. National Defence Minister Abdelkarim...

Moroccan Mirage F1 lost in crash

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A Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) Mirage F1 fighter has been destroyed in an accident caused by a technical malfunction. The aircraft came down on...

Egypt moving closer to additional Rafale order

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France is hoping to sell another 12 Dassault Rafale fighter jets to Egypt during French President Emmanuel Macron’s upcoming visit to the North African...

Ivory Coast orders C295

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The Ivory Coast has become the latest country to order the C295 airlifter, with an order for a single aircraft placed by the country's...

Flight to Reunion is French A330 MRTT’s first very long range mission

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A flight supporting Rafale fighters to Reunion Island last week has marked the first very long range flight of the French Air Force's new...

Rafales in Reunion

The French Air Force has sent two Dassault Rafale fighter jets to the island of Reunion for training. The aircraft landed at Gillot Air Force...

African country getting maritime surveillance Citations

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Israel's BIRD Aerosystems has been contracted to supply Cessna Citations configured for the maritime surveillance role to a new, undisclosed African customer. The company...

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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,...