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Update: SAAF C-130BZ Hercules crash lands in DRC

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A C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft of the South African Air Force (SAAF) crash landed at Goma airport in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...

Secretive US spyplane destroyed in Kenyan air base attack

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Amongst the six aircraft destroyed during al Shabaab’s attack on Camp Simba at the weekend was a highly modified Bombardier STAMP surveillance aircraft, which...

SAAF Youth Awareness Summer Camp

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) late last year staged an aviation awareness summer camp in Kwazulu-Natal attended by 720 young people – the...

Military aircraft crashes in Darfur

A military transport aircraft crashed after taking off from an airport in Sudan’s West Darfur, killing 18 people on board, according to the military....

Guardian 400 World Tour arrives in South Africa

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The Viking Air Guardian 400, an intelligence, surveillance reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft based on Viking’s Series 400 Twin Otter, has arrived at Lanseria International Airport...

Burkina Faso to get new C295

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Burkina Faso has become the latest African country to order the C295W transport aircraft from Airbus, with a firm order for one aircraft being...

Ethiopian Air Force operating G 120TP trainers

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The Ethiopian Air Force has taken delivery of six G 120TP trainers from Germany’s Grob and is looking at acquiring another six. Grob Chief Operating...

Newly minted SAAF pilots get their wings

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has 12 new pilots in its ranks, after a Wings Parade at Air Force Base Langebaanweg in the...

SAAF hosting Young Falcons camp in KwaZulu-Natal

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) is hosting a Young Falcons camp in KwaZulu-Natal to enlighten and encourage the youth regarding career opportunities in...

New South African space industry body launched

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The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has launched a new industry body called ZASpace Inc to support and grow the South African space...

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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...