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Gabon police helicopter stuck in France

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An AS355 helicopter destined for Gabon’s police service is stuck in France as payment has not been made for the aircraft. Gabon Review in late...

SAAF assists with firefighting in the Northern Cape

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has helped fight fires in the Northern Cape in collaboration with the South African Police Service (SAPS), Agri...

Military helicopter crashes in Tunisia, killing 3 soldiers

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A military helicopter crashed in Gabes, in south-eastern Tunisia, killing three soldiers, state media said on Tuesday. The incident happened during a military exercise at...

Mali receives four Mi-171 helicopters and weapons from Russia

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An Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft delivered four Mi-171 helicopters, weapons and ammunition from Russia to Mali late on Thursday, Malian interim defence minister Sadio...

Temporary home for Oryx 1234 at AFB Swartkop

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The helicopter population of the oldest base in the SA Air Force (SAAF) – Swartkop in Centurion – has grown by one but the...

East Libyan forces say two helicopters crash in military operation

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East Libyan forces said they lost two helicopters in a crash during a military operation on Sunday, after days of fighting with a formerly...

Nigeria’s Presidential Air Fleet receives first of two AW189 helicopters

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The Nigerian Presidential Air Fleet has received the first of two new AW189 VIP helicopters from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters. An image of the first aircraft...

Ivory Coast Mi-24 crashes, killing five on board

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An M-24 attack helicopter crashed in northern Ivory Coast while on a reconnaissance mission near the border with Burkina Faso, killing all five crew...

15 Sqn move to King Shaka still holding

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15 Squadron of the SA Air Force (SAAF) and its Agusta A109 and Oryx medium transport helicopters will remain the sole aviation occupants of...

Equatorial Guinea detains French military helicopter

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France said on Thursday one of its military helicopters carrying six soldiers had been detained after landing in Equatorial Guinea, in a diplomatic incident...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...