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Nigerian Air Force reactivates another EC-135 helicopter

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inducted another EC-135 helicopter, NAF 549, into service after it was reactivated in-country by NAF personnel in collaboration...

Investigation to follow SAPS helicopter crash landing

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A South African Police Service (SAPS) helicopter crash-landed at Virginia Airport on Tuesday and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of...

Unmarked Gazelle helicopters spotted in Mozambique

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Unmarked Gazelle helicopters painted in military camouflage have been spotted in Mozambique, with speculation they may be used for security missions by a private...

BIRD Aerosystems providing protection systems on UN helicopters in Africa

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Israel’s Bird Aerosystems has received a contract to provide missile protection systems for United Nations’ Mi-17 helicopters operating in Africa. The company on 5 August...

US government confirms Morocco has requested 24 Apaches

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Morocco has requested the purchase of 24 new Apache attack helicopters in a $1.5 billion deal, the US Government has revealed. In a country profile...

UK to extend Mali Chinook mission

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The United Kingdom will keep its three Chinook transport helicopters in Mali for another six months, where they will continue to support the French-led...

French Gazelle that force-landed in Mali was hit by enemy fire

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A French Army Gazelle helicopter that was forced to land during combat against militants in Mali earlier this month was hit by enemy fire,...

Paris air show rotary wing roundup

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Here is a roundup of rotary wing aviation news from the 2019 Paris Air Show, which took place from 17 to 23 June at...

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...

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...

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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...